Removal and reuse of topsoil

The amount of earth removed mainly depends on the project location as well as on the condition of the topsoil. The amount of topsoil removed and reused has decreased significantly compared to 2006 (13.3%) but is in line with recent years. On the other hand, the application of topsoil in restoration work constitutes the key measure of its effectiveness.

 Removal and reuse of topsoil