The time had come for EPAGMA to take on the next phase of its development as an organization dedicated to serving the needs of its members and the wider peat and growing media industry. It is now appropriate for EPAGMA to fully separate into two new organizations, one for Energy Peat and one for Growing Media. Growing Media Europe AISBL will start its work on October 1, 2016. Read more in the News section
Seven months after the European Commission launched its strategy for an Energy Union, nearly 50 participants gathered at the historic premises of the Estonian Parliament in Tallinn on 30 September to discuss the challenges and opportunities of local fuels, including energy-peat. Read more in the News section
In March 2016, the European Commission published its Proposal for a Regulation on CE marked fertilising products, which contains new rules for the harmonisation of growing media and soil improvers. The proposal is an important first step, but more work is necessary to shape a clear and workable framework for the growing media industry. Read more in the News section.