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For Peat's Sake - B&Q Calls for Peat-Free Compost to Boost Carbon Storage

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By Maya Israel

B&Q is urging the UK government to ban sales of bagged peat-based compost by 2024 to enable peatlands to optimise carbon sequestering.

The home improvement and garden living retailer set a goal last year to be 100 per cent peat-free across its bagged range in 2023 and is focusing on expanding peat-free product innovations and changes across its supply chain.

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