Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Short rotation coppice involves growing trees on two to five year cycles, mainly for wood-fuel. Other uses include garden mulches and particle board manufacture.
Willow and poplar trees are the most common species used for short rotation coppice. They can be productive for 30 years or more.
For information on varieties and yields from trials across the UK, see the Forestry Commission's research pages.
Brewing and Distilling Technical Drop-in Day: Waste, Water, Energy, Brewing and Distilling is booming due to high demand for quality Scottish beers and spirits. All this growth is also leading to a boom in food waste, energy and water use.
How farmers can best manage air quality and ammonia levels, Advice for farmers on managing ammonia levels, while also looking at their environmental responsibilities regarding air quality. This blog has a particular focus on Northern Ireland.
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