News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • REAL COVID-19 Update

    *UPDATE 31/03/2020: In line with Government advice, on-site inspections are no longer taking place. We are currently in discussion with the Certification Bodies and Environmental Regulators regarding our views on maintaining end-of-waste and temporary certification in expectancy of further announcements. We will make all operators aware of any changes to the Scheme position...

    Posted: 20 March, 2020

  • BCS News Update- February 2020

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

    Posted: 2 March, 2020

  • The Research Hub - submit a Research Project Proposal

    Scheme participants, as well as industry stakeholders, can influence the work of the Hub through the submission of a Research Project Proposal. REAL has issued a second call for Research Project Proposals to be submitted to the Hub – REAL welcome your research ideas...

    Posted: 24 January, 2020

  • REAL Laboratory Approval Scheme

    REAL has recently developed a new framework for laboratories approved to undertake testing on the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (and Compost Certification Scheme) The Laboratory Approval Scheme (LAS) document sets out the respective responsibilities of REAL, the Certification Bodies (CBs) appointed under the Schemes, and the Approved Laboratories...

    Posted: 23 January, 2020

  • BCS News Update- December 2019

    Please find attached the latest news updates for BCS operators...

    Posted: 11 December, 2019

  • The first project of the Research Hub - Tender Q&A

    Questions submitted to the Research Hub relative to the Tender Invitation Document for the first project of the Hub are attached in Q&A format below. A reminder that the deadline for tender submissions is 8 November 2019...

    Posted: 1 November, 2019

  • UPDATED 2018 ANNUAL REPORT

    Please find attached an updated version of the REAL Schemes' 2018 Annual report. This report was first published in September 2019 and amended in October 2019...

    Posted: 23 October, 2019

  • 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