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News from the Compost Certification Scheme

The latest news from the compost industry

  • CCS Producers' Forum meeting in May

    The next meeting of the CCS Producers' Forum will be taking place in Northampton on Thursday 31st May!   The meeting is scheduled to start at 12.00 and finish around 15.00 with lunch provided. The address for the event is Northampton Marriott Hotel, Eagle Drive, Northampton, NN4 7HW...

    Posted: 9 May, 2018

  • CCS update for members - April 2018

    Please find below the April 2018 CCS members update email...

    Posted: 30 April, 2018

  • REA soils event in June

    The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is running an event titled 'Saving our Soils: Understanding & Improving Soil Health' on Wednesday 20th June in conjunction with the AD Network and British Society of Soil Science. The REAL Compost Certification Scheme supports this REA event...

    Posted: 27 April, 2018

  • REA HACCP training course in July

    REA course ‘Understanding and applying HACCP to composting’ REA is running a one day course focused on HACCP planning for composting operators and developers, with focus on compost safety and quality...

    Posted: 5 April, 2018

  • REA PAS 100 training course in June

    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: 4 April, 2018

  • 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

  • Final decisions to be made today on new compost quality standard

    Final decisions to be made today on new compost quality standard Steering Group meeting takes place today for the revision of BSI PAS 100 Specification for composted materials Members of the Steering Group represent the composting industry including compost producers, markets, and environmen...

    Posted: 7 March, 2018

  • CCS update for members - February 2018

    Please find the February 2018 CCS members update email. We informed operators that we are in the process of setting up a Research HUB to ensure the Schemes' documents remain up-to-date with the technical developments in the industry and to fund/support R&D projects...

    Posted: 26 February, 2018

  • PAS 100 workshops & meetings

    Several workshops and meetings will be taking place over the next few weeks in London as the public consultation period closes for the revision of PAS 100. These events have been set up for the Review Panel to discuss specific issues raised during the consultation phases of the revision process...

    Posted: 10 January, 2018