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:

  • Discounted copies of BSI PAS 100:2018

    The new version of PAS 100 (BSI PAS 100:2018 Specification for composted materials) can be purchased directly from BSI here or discounted copies can be purchased directly from REAL...

    Posted: 5 November, 2018

  • ZWS Biogas and Composting sectors survey

    Zero Waste Scotland is about to carry out a survey of the biogas and composting sectors in Scotland, which will result in sector reports for each being published in 2019.  To deliver this work, Zero Waste Scotland have commissioned Stonehaven-based Enscape Consulting (http://www.enscape...

    Posted: 30 October, 2018

  • REAL CCS appoints a Technical Advisor

    REAL is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr Thomas Aspray to act as Technical Advisor to the Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes. Thomas brings many years’ experience to this role, most recently at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh...

    Posted: 29 October, 2018