Peat Use Burns Wetlands

February 2, 2010 at 1:43 pm Leave a comment

Funny how about a week or two ago I was comparing the environmental impacts between peat, coconut fibre and compost in a conversation with Raphael and Frank, a volunteer. Using peat destroys wetlands that keep water clean and releases a lot of climate changing gases into the air. Peat is used in a lot of your typical greenhouse and potted plant operations in Toronto and elsewhere.

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