NY04031 & NY04500 - Maintain and Enhance the AGCAS

AGCAS is an industry managed program that aims to improve best management practice within the garden centre segment of the retail sector of the nursery and garden industry. The scheme focuses heavily on assisting businesses to provide consumers with the garden products retail experience. Te scheme presently accredits 117 nationally and has shown a 6% growth over the period that this report represents. The National AGCAS resolved in developing the scheme by incorporating the draft Environmental Management System into its guidelines and to improve the awareness and positioning of the scheme with consumers.