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:

  • REAL is looking to hire a Technical Manager!

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is currently looking to hire an individual to fill a new and exciting position as Technical Manager for the Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes...

    Posted: 25 October, 2017

  • CCS update for members - September 2017

    Please find below the September 2017 CCS members update email (this email was sent out in October). We informed members that minutes from relevant meetings and a revised guidance document had been published on the CCS website...

    Posted: 13 October, 2017

  • Environment Agency release statement supporting the CCS

    The Environment Agency has recently released a statement in support of the Compost Certification Scheme and PAS100 revision: 'The Environment Agency supports the current scheme and we are working together to consider the proposals...

    Posted: 15 September, 2017