BBC checks out Vital Earth on peat targets

Vital Earth, the organic compost firm, is to be featured on BBC's Countryfile TV show on Sunday.

Vital Earth features on Countryfile on Sunday 29 April - image: Vital Earth
Vital Earth features on Countryfile on Sunday 29 April - image: Vital Earth

Managing director Steve Harper (far right) will go head to head with the show’s presenter Tom Heap for the edition on Sunday, 29 April.

Programme chiefs tapped up the Ashbourne-based compost to give viewers a rundown on the progress of peat reduction in British commercial and domestic gardening.

Vital Earth recycles locally sourced and sanitised garden waste to produce a range of more than thirty peat-free, environmentally friendly composts and fertilisers.

"Countryfile is exploring the Government’s targets on peat-use reduction and highlighting Vital Earth as an exemplar in the drive to meet those targets," said Harper.

"The programme will feature Vital Earth’s pioneering investment in recycling technology and discuss the overall targets for peat reduction with me."


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