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  • The first project of the Research Hub - Tender Q&A

    Questions submitted to the Research Hub relative to the Tender Invitation Document for the first project of the Hub are attached in Q&A format below. A reminder that the deadline for tender submissions is 8 November 2019...

    Posted: 1 November, 2019


    Please find attached an updated version of the REAL Schemes' 2018 Annual report. This report was first published in September 2019 and amended in October 2019...

    Posted: 23 October, 2019

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

    *UPDATE 17/10/2019 : The deadline for the receipt of tender submissions has been extended by three weeks from the deadline specified in the Tender Invitation Document to Friday 8 November 2019...

    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