Developing a community of practice: A Cultural Soil and Substrate Charter

Posted on 8/9/2023
A blog by Richard Scott, Director National Wildflower Centre, Eden Project.


Why is soil volume so important?

Posted on 8/3/2023
A blog by GreenBlue Urban.


Delivering Scotland’s circular economy: a route map to 2025 and beyond

Posted on 7/14/2023
Scotland has set out its route map to deliver zero waste and its aims for a circular economy.


CIRIA's Soil Community of Practice kicks off year two with exciting updates

Posted on 7/7/2023
The CIRIA Soil Community of Practice (CoP) is delighted to announce the commencement of its second year.


... to our Soil Community web portal, which will:

  • Explain why soil is important and threats to soil
  • Provide guidance on how soil can be managed in a sustainable manner
  • List selected soil-related policy and regulations in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland
  • Post research, relevant guidance and other tools
  • The portal is part of the Soil Community of Practice research project


If you are one of the Soil Community funders, login to your account for exclusive information.
We would love to get your thoughts on the Soils Community portal, click here to access our short feedback survey. 

Out now:


Sustainable management of surplus soil and aggregates from construction (C809)

This guide aims to help those who need to understand how to manage surplus soils, in particular developers, contractors, and consultants, as well as those with strategic project level or site responsibility to ensure that projects are designed with materials and waste management in mind from the start. Find out more.


CIRIA Soils Conference 2023 Good soil management - 19/07/2023

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CIRIA Soil Stakeholder meetings - TBC

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