Banishing knotweed from God’s Acre

Revised EA advice on disposal of Japanese Knotweed 

On 26 March 2019, the Environment Agency issued its revised Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) Treatment and disposal of invasive non-native plants: RPS 178. As we noted last year, religious organisations own a substantial amount of land – and some of it, no doubt, will infested with Japanese knotweed. This post reviews the new EA position statement and its implications for faith groups at local and national level, and others. Continue reading