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 to the BSI PAS 100, the Compost Quality Protocol, SEPA's RPS for Compost, and the CCS Scheme Rules. Certified waste-derived compost is no longer considered to be waste and has achieved product status


Latest News:

  • Tendering for the first project of REAL's Research Hub - important update

    *UPDATE: The deadline for the receipt of tender submissions has been extended to Friday 25 October 2019.  All questions submitted to REAL in relation to the tender will be uploaded as a Q&A document to the CCS/BCS websites, one week prior to the deadline...

    Posted: 10 October, 2019

  • CCS News Update - October 2019

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

    Posted: 8 October, 2019

  • CCS Sampling Workshop Invitation

    REAL will be running a new half-day sampling workshop near Edinburgh on Friday 25th October for composting site operators and staff. The site is located a 20-minute drive away from Edinburgh Airport, with parking spaces available. We will confirm the address to attendees or interested parties...

    Posted: 25 September, 2019