Land regeneration using compost and digestate

Derby Enterprise Centre, Bridge Street, Derby, DE1 3LD, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Thursday, 27 February, 2014 - 09:30

This half day event brings together industry experts who have lead five field trials funded by WRAP, within its ‘Digestate Use in Landscape and Regeneration’ programme.

The event will outline how digestate and compost may be used by the regeneration sector for commercial advantage and will provide delegates with the latest results from the field trials.

Whilst attendance at this event is free, places are limited so please confirm your attendance by replying to: or telephone 02392 290 488 no later than Thursday 20th February 2014. A complimentary lunch and refreshments will be provided but please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements. We look forward to seeing you. This event is registered for CPD points with partner organisations.



9.30 amRegistration, tea & coffee
10.00 amWelcome introduction – WRAP composting and anaerobic digestion overview -
Katherine Church (WRAP)  
10.20am Use of digestate and compost for biomass production on brownfield land
Matthew Taylor (ADAS)
10.50 amUsing PAS 100 compost and anaerobic digestate on brownfield land for energy crop production. 
Audrey Litterick (Earthcare Technical) 
11.25 amRefreshment break
11.45 amGrowing herbaceous plants suitable for anaerobic digestion on brownfield sites using digestate and compost as soil improvers.
Mary Dimambro (Cambridge Eco Ltd) and Francis Rayns (Garden Organic) 
12.15 pmUsing PAS 100 compost and digestate on post-industrial land for habitat creation and new woodland.
Philip Putwain (Ecological Restoration Consultants Ltd) 
12.45 pmQuestions & discussion
13.00 pmLunch
14.00 pmEvent concludes


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