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:

  • New Research HUB launched today will support R&D in the organics recycling sector

    New Research HUB launched today will support R&D in the organics recycling sector Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is setting up a Research HUB to fund or support R&D work in the organics recycling sector Hub will support growth in the composting and anaerobic digestion sectors...

    Posted: 15 March, 2018

  • CCS cost benefit analysis 2017-2018

    We have recently published a document on our website presenting an indication of the costs associated with certification of composts to renew product status and average costs of deployment of waste composts under waste management regulations. This cost-benefit analysis document can be found here...

    Posted: 14 March, 2018

  • REA PAS 100 training course in May

    The Organics Recycling Group is running a one day course focused on the PAS 100 and REAL Compost Certification Scheme. The course is targeted at the composter’s personnel who are involved in the establishment implementaion, maintenance and improvement of the PAS 100 quality management system...

    Posted: 7 March, 2018