An updated and revised edition of the Australian Nursery & Garden Industry Environmental Sustainability Position was released at the 2014 National Nursery & garden Industry Conference held last week. Copies were distributed to all attendees and a hardcopy is being mailed out to members this week.
This new release of the of the Environmental Sustainability Position is an update from the earlier edition which was released in 2009 and was produced as a number of advances have been made by industry in this short amount of time.
The revised position sees the inclusion of the 202020 Vision (www.202020vision.com.au), Plant Safely website (www.plantsafely.com.au), the Plant Risk Assessment Tool (www.plantrisktool.com.au) and the National Urban Forest Alliance (NUFA).
Updated references are also made to the Industry Biosecurity Plan, Plant Labelling Guidelines and the Best Practice Manual for Pesticide Application in the Nursery and Garden Industry.