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The Compost Certification Scheme (CCS) provides assurance to consumers, farmers, food producers, and retailers that quality compost produced from composting processes is safe for human, animal and plant health. Quality Compost is the name adopted for the compost that is certified under the CCS for end-of-waste and quality assured status.

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Latest News:

  • CCS Update October 2023

    Latest updates from CCS:AfOR Guidance2022 Annual ReportNew CCS Blog...

    Posted: 30 October, 2023

  • An Introduction to the CCS Producers’ Representative

    REAL created the role of producers’ representative prior to 2014 to enable all scheme participants to be represented at the CCS Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The producers’ representative would become the link between the CCS producer forum and CCS TAC. The aim of this role is to make sure that the voice of producers is heard at the CCS and BCS TAC, as well as REAL-led working groups, and to make sure producers have a spokesperson to whom they can raise any issues that they would like to be brought to producers’ forums if they cannot attend...

    Posted: 25 October, 2023