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:

  • PAS100 revision and the next CCS Producers' Forum

    We are very pleased to announce that we begin the revision process of PAS100 this year!  The subject of the ‘PAS100 review’ or ‘PAS100 revision’ has been a hot topic for several years. This standard was last revised and published in 2011...

    Posted: 6 June, 2017

  • Updated compost quality standard to support farmers and growers

    Updated compost quality standard to support farmers and growers REAL has initiated a revision to the compost quality standard BSI PAS100:2011 The revision process has been agreed and technical author appointed Next step: Consultation with stakeholders including regulators, the organics re...

    Posted: 6 June, 2017

  • CCS update for members (8th May 2017)

    Over the past few months, we have participated in several conference calls with the appointed laboratories and certification bodies, which brought to light several issues they had been facing...

    Posted: 17 May, 2017