News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • 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. All questions submitted to REAL in relation to the tender will be uploaded as a Q&A document to the CCS/BCS websites, one week prior to the deadline...

    Posted: 10 October, 2019

  • BCS News Update- October 2019

    Please find attached the latest news update for BCS producers...

    Posted: 8 October, 2019

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme Summer '19 Newsletter

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme this week. We shared news on our Research Hub and Market development Working Group (MDWG) developments, key changes to the scheme’s operation and the updated BCS position on Technical Requirements...

    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 Biofertiliser Certification Scheme, providing an overview of the scheme in 2018. In summary, there were 80 plants certified under the BCS by the end of 2018, with a total registered annual throughput of approximately 4.3 million tonnes...

    Posted: 10 September, 2019

  • BCS Operators' Forum - October

    The next meeting of the BCS Operators' Forum will be taking place in Leeds on Wednesday 9th 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. If you are a scheme participant and would like to attend, please send an email to

    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 included in the SurveyMonkey, and informed by the survey results, decided to take forward one r...

    Posted: 13 August, 2019

  • Upcoming event: Innovation in Digestate

    Innovation in Digestate: best strategies to maximise value & manage environmental impact. The event, which is organised by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) and supported by the REAL Market Development Working Group, has been scheduled for Thursday 03 October 2019...

    Posted: 11 July, 2019

  • Changes to the operation of the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

    The PAS 110 Digestate Analysis Request Form, to be used when sending digestate samples to REAL’s Approved Laboratories for the purpose of Certification, has been revised. Scheme applicants and certified Operators are required to use the Request Form under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme. There are two key changes that have been made to the Request Form...

    Posted: 2 July, 2019

  • BCS News Update - June 2019

    Please find attached the latest news update for BCS producers...

    Posted: 1 July, 2019