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October 14, 2019

On 8 and 9 October 2019, Growing Media Europe (GME) held its annual Autumn Meeting in Brussels, kicking-off with a Parliamentary Evening that brought together political decision makers, growing media producers, representatives of related sectors, scientists and NGOs.


September 13, 2019

Growing Media Europe (GME) participated in the CEO Meeting of the International Peatland Society (IPS) and the Baltic Peat Producers Forum (BPPF) 2019 held on 4-5 September in Palanga, Lithuania. Both events dealt, among other topics, with the overarching question of t...

June 13, 2019

At the RPP Board Meeting on 23 May 2019 in Copenhagen, Jan Astrup was elected as a new Board Member to represent Growing Media Europe (GME). Jan Astrup, CEO of Pindstrup Mosebrug and Board Member of GME, took over from Claes Boehlin, who had represented GME (and former...

May 29, 2019

On 28 May, GME Secretary General Cecilia Luetgebrune gave some insights on the potential impact of the new Fertilizers Regulation (FPR) on the growing media sector. The full day conference organized by Fertilizers Europe featured several experts from the fertilisers in...

May 23, 2019

Growing Media Europe (GME) presents today its first Sustainability Agenda (click here for download).

Drafted by an expert team of GME members, the Sustainability Agenda illustrates how growing media enable a shift towards a more sustainable horticulture, gives insights...

March 28, 2019

During a bilateral meeting in Brussels, the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA) and Growing Media Europe (GME) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on their future cooperation.

Jointly representing the Canadian and the European growing media industry, the...

November 21, 2018

Growing Media Europe welcomes the step forward towards European harmonization and

Circular Economy, but sees risks for the growing media sector.

Growing media and soil improvers are currently produced exclusively under national law, which differs considerably from one Me...

November 14, 2018

Conference on the key role of plant substrates in modern horticulture and everyday life

Hosted and chaired by MEP Franc Bogovič and organised by Growing Media Europe AISBL, the conference held on 5 November 2018 in the European Parliament showcased how growing media are...

May 28, 2018

From 23 to 24 May, the members of Growing Media Europe AISBL met in Zwijndrecht (The Netherlands) for the 2018 General Assembly. This year we welcomed three new members: Biolanfrom Finland, Galeniekifrom Latvia and the Gütegemeinschaft Substrate Für Pflanzenfrom German...

April 11, 2018

Growing Media Europe AISBL along other stakeholders organised an event in Brussels in order to showcase their views regarding the ongoing revision of the EU Fertilizers Regulation (EC) No 2003/2003. Throughout the event, presentations focused on the impact of the draft...

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