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:

  • Upcoming CCS Producers' Forum

    The next meeting of the CCS Producers’ Forum is taking place on Wednesday 22 May at the Jurys Inn in Sheffield (119 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QW). The meeting will start at 12 noon and will finish at 3pm with a break for lunch...

    Posted: 14 March, 2019

  • CCS News Update - March 2019

    Please find attached the latest news update for CCS producers...

    Posted: 14 March, 2019

  • Compost Certification Scheme winter '18/'19 newsletter

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Compost Certification Scheme last week. In this newsletter, we shared news on our Research Hub and Market Development Working Group (MDWG) developments, changes brought in by the CCS Scheme Rules and relevant policy/regulatory updates...

    Posted: 18 February, 2019