ORG Sector group meeting at White Moss Ltd

Date: 16th May 2018

Venue: White Moss Horticulture Ltd, Simonswood Moss, North Perimeter Road, Kirkby, L33 3AN (Satnav use L33 3AP)

The Organics recycling group of the REA is delighted to announce that we have organised a sector group meeting at the White Moss head office site situated at Kirkby, Liverpool on the 16th May.

White Moss Horticulture which was recently acquired by Bord Na Mona is one of the leading manufacturers of quality compost that specialise in the production and bagging of growing media products for the retail trade, landscapers and amenity horticulture. The site produces PAS100 certified compost with 0-10mm compost being the principal grade used in their growing media products. Inputs to the site come from local councils, landscapers and civic amenity sites.

Further information on White Moss can be found on their website including work they have carried out to restore over 120 hectares of redundant peat bogs to a wetland conservation area.

There will be a seminar session in the morning, followed by lunch and the site visit. 


10.00 - Registration and refreshments

10.30 - Seminar Session

  • ORG activities: Jeremy Jacobs, ORG
  • PAS 100 Revision update: Jenny Grant, ORG
  • Maximising the benefits of your compost: Daniel Tyrkiel, Soil Ecology Lab
  • Update on technical issues: Jenny Grant
  • Site and company overview: Ian Armstrong, Managing Director, White Moss Horticulture

12.30 - 13.30 – LUNCH

13.30 - Site Visit (allow about 2 hours)

*  ORG reserves the right to change the programme

It is the responsibility of all site visitors to provide their own PPE which, as a minimum, should include a Hi-Vis jacket, hard boots and a safety helmet. There will be a limited number of PPE sets available on site.

As with all sector group visits, numbers are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please register online using your login details and password.  If you don't know this please email

We look forward to a stimulating and informative day and a huge thanks to the team at Bord Na Mona and White Moss for making this visit possible.

Published 12.04.18

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