ECN launches S.O.S. Initiative

'Save Organics in Soil' Initiative started at the ISWA World Congress in Bilbao

M. Centemero (CIC), K. Vandenbroek (Chair of ECN), A. Mavropoulos (President of ISWA), RV Silva Filho (ISWA) (from left)

At the ISWA World Congress on 8 October, the President of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Mr Antonis Mavropoulos, and Chair of the European Compost Network (ECN), Ms Kristel Vandenbroek signed the new S.O.S. Soil Initiative.

The initiative, led by ECN and the Italian Compost and Anaerobic Digestion Association (CIC) aims to highlight the importance of soil organic matter to encourage policy makers to develop instruments to move Europe towards implementing sustainable, climate proof soil management practices.

Please find the full press release here.

Please find the Manifesto here.

A website with the opportunity to sign the Manifesto will be set up soon and announced on the ECN website.