Horse manure burning in Finland

Horse manure is legally classified as waste, which makes its energy use practically impossible. Horse farmers would like to get the law changed

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources animal waste
Issues 1 economical, 2 ecological, 3 social, 4 cultural
Keywords horse manure, wastes, discussion, bioenergy, Finland
Start date 2010
End date
Reason(s) for conflict Disagreement about legal status of horse manure: biofuel or waste
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests farmers are interested to burn the horse manure, while other parties are against
Barriers for dialogue different view on the same matter
Forums for dialogue open and trustworthy discussion between the groups
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation SWOT analysis by experts on pros and cons of the burning the manure