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News from the Compost Certification Scheme

The latest news from the compost industry

  • 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

  • Scheduled REA Training Courses 2019

    REAL has liaised with the Renewable Energy Association (REA) regarding the following training opportunities, which are now open for individuals to register attendance: The ‘Understanding PAS100 in full’ workshop is taking place on the 29 May 2019 in Leeds...

    Posted: 15 April, 2019

  • CCS News Update - April 2019

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

    Posted: 15 April, 2019

  • Upcoming CCS Producers' Forum

    The next meeting of the CCS Producers’ Forum is taking place on Wednesday 22 May at the Jurys Inn in Sheffield (119 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QW). The meeting will start at 12 noon and will finish at 3pm with a break for lunch...

    Posted: 14 March, 2019

  • CCS News Update - March 2019

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

    Posted: 14 March, 2019

  • Compost Certification Scheme winter '18/'19 newsletter

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Compost Certification Scheme last week. In this newsletter, we shared news on our Research Hub and Market Development Working Group (MDWG) developments, changes brought in by the CCS Scheme Rules and relevant policy/regulatory updates...

    Posted: 18 February, 2019

  • An opportunity has arisen to propose research project ideas!

    An opportunity has arisen for individuals/organisations to propose research project ideas for projects that the REAL Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes' Research Hub could fund or support...

    Posted: 4 January, 2019

  • REAL CCS reappoints three laboratories in 2019

    Three laboratories have been reappointed this year to undertake PAS 100 testing of compost for the Compost Certification Scheme (CCS). Compost producers will now have a choice of three laboratories to test their compost for certification purposes...

    Posted: 4 January, 2019

  • CCS Scheme Rules version 8 issued today

    Revision of the rules Following a technical review by UKAS, updates to PAS 100, and a consultation process this year, we have finalised the new version of the CCS Scheme Rules...

    Posted: 21 December, 2018

  • CCS update for members - November 2018

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

    Posted: 28 November, 2018