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What happens to the excavated Japanese Knotweed waste material?
By The JKL Team

What happens to the excavated Japanese Knotweed waste material?

Question: What happens to the excavated Japanese Knotweed waste material?

Answer: Excavated Japanese Knotweed waste can either be left onsite using approved methods like cell burial or removed to an approved landfill site licensed for knotweed waste.

A Closer Look: 

Once Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is excavated, the disposal of the waste material must be handled with care to prevent further spread. One method is cell burial, where the waste is securely buried on-site following strict guidelines to ensure it does not regrow or spread. This involves containing the Knotweed in a designated area and covering it with a non-permeable membrane and soil to isolate it effectively.

Alternatively, the excavated material can be transported to an approved landfill site licensed to handle Knotweed waste. These facilities are equipped to manage and dispose of invasive plant materials safely. Proper documentation and adherence to environmental regulations are essential throughout this process to ensure compliance and prevent environmental contamination

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