Tree-planting schemes on landfill sites established

Tree-planting schemes on landfill sites have quickly established thriving and biologically diverse environments, according to findings published last week. A report into woodland establishment on North-West landfill sites found that some reclaimed industrial sites are performing as well as agricultural land, and that native tree species outperform many of the exotic species that are typically used for land reclamation. Woodland Establishment on Closed Old-Style Landfill Sites in NW England is available from

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