REAL's Certification Scheme
for quality composts


Compost Certification Scheme

Compost Certification Scheme provides assurance to consumers, farmers, food producers and retailers that quality compost is safe, reliable and of consistent high quality. Compost is produced by composting organic materials and the Scheme provides means for compost producers to become certified against the BSI PAS100 and Compost Quality Protocol. The certified compost is no longer considered to be waste and have achieved a product status.


Latest News:

  • Cert Schemes Annual Report 2017

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) has published its second annual report for the Compost Certification Scheme providing an overview of the scheme in 2017. In summary, there was a total of 174 certified composting processes in the UK in December 2017...

    Posted: 27 June, 2018

  • CCS Producers' Forum meeting in May

    The next meeting of the CCS Producers' Forum will be taking place in Northampton on Thursday 31st May!   The meeting is scheduled to start at 12.00 and finish around 15.00 with lunch provided. The address for the event is Northampton Marriott Hotel, Eagle Drive, Northampton, NN4 7HW...

    Posted: 9 May, 2018

  • CCS update for members - April 2018

    Please find below the April 2018 CCS members update email...

    Posted: 30 April, 2018