Rivière-Ouelle, July 14, 2011.
Lambert Peat Moss Inc. is proud to announce it has recently obtained the VeriFlora® – Certified Peatland Products certification for responsible peatland management.
VeriFlora® is a sustainability certification program for fresh flowers and potted plants. This certification program is based on ISO 9 0001 and ISO 14 001 standards; the requirements for this this program involve all aspects of peat production, environmental protection and social responsibility as well as product quality.
Companies that are VeriFlora® certified must meet specific criteria. An independent agency, Scientific Certification Systems (www.scscertified.com) will thoroughly verify if the company meets these criteria and the company’s compliancy based on the following elements :
- Responsible peatland management
- Protection and conservation of ecosystems
- Conservation of resources and energy efficiency
- Integrated waste management
- Equitable working conditions
- Community Benefits
- Product Quality
The Canadian peat moss industry has already undertaken steps collectively to maintain and develop the best management practices in the peatland sector and the peat industry.
This certification program for responsible peatland management is the most important standard and compliancy to this program guarantees a firm commitment to ongoing improvement in the production of substrates for horticultural growth. For more information on the VeriFlora® – Certified Peatland Products certification, please visit :