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News from the Compost Certification Scheme

The latest news from the compost industry

  • 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

  • Compost Certification Scheme Summer '19 Newsletter

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Compost Certification Scheme this week. We shared news on our Research Hub and Market development Working Group (MDWG) developments and changes to the CCS Position and Sampling guidance...

    Posted: 12 September, 2019

  • Tendering for an Independent Auditor to assess the performance of CCS/BCS Approved Laboratories

    REAL is seeking to appoint an Independent Auditor to check REAL CCS/BCS Approved Laboratories' performances...

    Posted: 10 September, 2019

  • The Compost/Biofertiliser Certification Schemes' Annual Report 2018

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) has published its third annual report for the Compost Certification Scheme, providing an overview of the scheme in 2018. In summary, there were a total of 171 processes certified under the CCS by the end of 2018...

    Posted: 10 September, 2019

  • CCS Producers' Forum meeting in October

    The next meeting of the CCS Producers' Forum will be taking place in Leeds on Wednesday 16th October 2019.  The meeting is scheduled to start at 12.00 and finish at 16.00 with lunch provided. The address for the event is DWF, Bridgewater Place, Water Lane, Leeds, LS11 5DY...

    Posted: 21 August, 2019

  • The first project of the Research Hub

    REAL are pleased to announce that the first project of the Research Hub has been selected and is titled:   'The development of a Research Library for the Organics Recycling Industry'   The Panel discussed each of the thirteen shortlisted Research Project Proposals as in...

    Posted: 12 August, 2019

  • CCS News Update - June 2019

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

    Posted: 1 July, 2019

  • Decision-making tree for Producer enquiries updated

    REAL have recently revised the CCS decision-making tree. The decision tree, displayed within the attached document, enables Scheme participants to identify their initial point of contact for Scheme-related enquiries...

    Posted: 17 May, 2019