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News from the Compost Certification Scheme

The latest news from the compost industry

  • REA PAS100 course

    REAL has liaised with the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) regarding the following training opportunity: REA Organics is running 2x 2 hour webinar courses on the 30th and 31st May focused on the PAS 100, Compost Quality Protocol and REAL Compost Certification Scheme...

    Posted: 9 May, 2022

  • Joint press release: First UKAS accreditations under Compost Certification Scheme

    The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has awarded the first accreditations under Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL)’s Compost Certification Scheme (CCS)...

    Posted: 11 April, 2022

  • Data Sharing Policy Updated

    REAL have recently updated our data sharing policy, the new version is available here...

    Posted: 6 April, 2022

  • CCS Update - March 2022

    Please see attached the latest update from CCS, updates include: CCS Producers’ Forum Reminder for SQCS Workshop REA's ORG Conference ...

    Posted: 28 February, 2022

  • CCS Update - January 2022

    Please see attached the latest update from CCS, updates include: CCS Workshop and Webinar Sample Labelling – Sample Type CQP Revision Update ...

    Posted: 28 January, 2022

  • Northern Ireland Covid-19 Audit Update

    In consultation with NIEA and the Certification Bodies, we have recently agreed the following concerning annual/renewal audits until 31st March 2022...

    Posted: 25 January, 2022

  • Laboratory Reappointment 2022

    We are pleased to announce that all three CCS Approved Laboratories have been reappointed this year to undertake PAS 100 testing of compost for the Compost Certification Scheme, following the independent audit round...

    Posted: 12 January, 2022

  • Compost Certification Scheme Newsletter December 2021

    We issued our bi-annual newsletter for the Compost Certification Scheme today. News includes; the CQP review, Research Hub updates, UKAS Accreditiation and Lab T&Cs Revision...

    Posted: 20 December, 2021

  • An exciting opportunity to be involved in organics recycling - REAL is Hiring

    We are looking for a dedicated and self-motivated Research Hub Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the CCS and BCS Research Hub. Reporting to the Head of Certification Schemes, you will work within the Certification Schemes team at REAL...

    Posted: 20 December, 2021

  • CCS Update - December 2021

    Please see attached the latest update from CCS, updates include: Couriers and sample transit times CQP Revision Update Compostables Labelling Guidance ...

    Posted: 15 December, 2021