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:

  • 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

  • CCS publish first annual report!

    The Compost Certification Scheme has published the first annual report providing an overview of the scheme in 2016. In summary, there were a total of 178 certified processes in the UK in December 2016...

    Posted: 8 September, 2017

  • CCS update for members - July 2017

    Please find below the July 2017 CCS members update email. We provided an update on the most recent CCS Producers' Forum meeting and PAS100 revision progress, and we announced that a third certification body had been appointed...

    Posted: 11 July, 2017