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News for 2021

An archive of Compost Certification Scheme News

  • Compost Certification Scheme Newsletter - June

    We issued our bi-annual newsletter for the Compost Certification Scheme today. News includes; the CQP review, Research Hub updates, updates from the Plant Response Test Technical Working Group and our Covid-19 audit position...

    Posted: 9 June, 2021

  • Covid-19 Audit Update June - England

    The agreement with the Environment Agency regarding renewal audits and Covid-19 in England has been extended to 30th September with some additional conditions...

    Posted: 4 June, 2021

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen - REAL is hiring!

    An exciting opportunity to be involved in organics recycling We are looking for a dedicated and self-motivated Research and Communications Assistant to support the Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes...

    Posted: 2 June, 2021

  • REA CQP Event

    We would like to inform all Producers that the REA is holding a workshop for anyone interested in the revision of the Compost Quality Protocol (CQP). The workshop is taking place on 9th June 2021 and will run from 14.00-16.00...

    Posted: 26 May, 2021

  • 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