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News from the Compost Certification Scheme

The latest news from the compost industry

  • CCS News Update- April 2021

    Please see attached the latest news from CCS...

    Posted: 30 April, 2021

  • CCS Scheme Rules version 9 issued today

    Revision of the rules Last year, we reviewed and revised the CCS Scheme Rules. A revised draft version was circulated for consultation to all certified producers, certification bodies, and TAC members...

    Posted: 1 March, 2021

  • CCS Update- February 2021

    Please find attached the latest news for CCS Producers...

    Posted: 26 February, 2021

  • Understanding PAS100 in Full Course- REA

    REA Organics is running 2 x 2 hour webinar courses on 16th & 17th March focused on the PAS 100, Compost Quality Protocol and REAL Compost Certification Scheme...

    Posted: 23 February, 2021

  • Covid-19 Audit Update- February

    In consultation with the Environmental Regulators and the Certification Bodies in January 2021, and in light of the current situation regarding COVID-19, we have agreed the following concerning annual/renewal audits going forwards...

    Posted: 17 February, 2021

  • The first project of the Research Hub is now LIVE!

    REAL are very pleased to announce that the first project of the Research Hub: ‘The development of a Research Library for the Organics Recycling industry’ is complete, and the Research Library, an online platform compiled of research undertaken across the composting and anaerobic di...

    Posted: 26 January, 2021

  • Market Development Working Group Chair Opportunity!

    REAL are seeking to appoint a new Market Development Working Group (MDWG) chair to work alongside the current chair, Anna Becvar...

    Posted: 15 January, 2021

  • Covid-19 Audit Update- December (Wales)

    REAL currently have an agreement in place with all Environmental Regulators where there is a temporary amendment to the CCS Scheme rules which allows for remote inspections and on-site/physical inspections, to take place. The position was reviewed in July and extended in August...

    Posted: 18 December, 2020

  • Compost Certification Scheme Newsletter - December

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Compost Certification Scheme this week. News included the second project of the Research Hub, the CQP Review outcome, and Covid-19 audits. We shared our updated cost comparison analysis and the PT Programme EOI & TID...

    Posted: 18 December, 2020

  • CQP Review and CCS December Update

    Please find attached the latest news for CCS Producers...

    Posted: 15 December, 2020