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:

  • Further updates to CCS complaints procedures

    REAL CCS has created a new Product Complaint Investigation Report Form for CCS Certification Bodies to fill out after an investigation into a product complaint. More information regarding this can be found on our website here under ‘Product Complaints’...

    Posted: 11 May, 2016

  • How to make a complaint about the CCS laboratories

    REAL CCS has updated the website to include some information about raising a complaint against one of the CCS Appointed Laboratories...

    Posted: 14 April, 2016

  • Reports published by WRAP and the Soil Association

    CCS has updated the Technical Information page of the website with highly anticipated reports published by WRAP and the Soil Association. These reports may prove to be useful for certified operators and contractors...

    Posted: 13 April, 2016