News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • BCS Operators' Forum meeting in June

    The next meeting of the BCS Operators' Forum will be taking place near Peterborough on Wednesday 13th June! The meeting is scheduled to start at 12.00 and finish around 15.00 with lunch provided. The address for the event is Local Generation, Wisbech Road, Westry, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0BA...

    Posted: 30 April, 2018

  • REA soils event in June

    The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is running an event titled 'Saving our Soils: Understanding & Improving Soil Health' on Wednesday 20th June in conjunction with the AD Network and British Society of Soil Science. The REAL Biofertiliser Certification Scheme supports this REA event...

    Posted: 27 April, 2018

  • REA training course on HACCP for AD

    Please note that this event is registered for BASIS CPD points    REA is running a one day course focused on HACCP planning for AD operators and developers, with focus on digestate safety and quality. HACCP planning is essential to ensure plant design and operation enables the production of digestate products that are safe and fit for purpose...

    Posted: 5 April, 2018

  • BCS cost benefit analysis 2017-2018

    We have recently published a document on our website presenting an indication of the costs associated with certification of digestates to renew product status and average costs of deployment of waste digestates under waste management regulations. This cost-benefit analysis document can be found here...

    Posted: 19 March, 2018

  • New Research HUB launched today will support R&D in the organics recycling sector

    New Research HUB launched today will support R&D in the organics recycling sector Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is setting up a Research HUB to fund or support R&D work in the organics recycling sector Hub will support growth in the composting and anaerobic digestion sectors Evidence from research projects will support changes to the Compost Certification Sch...

    Posted: 15 March, 2018

  • REA training course on PAS 110

    Please note that this event is registered for BASIS CPD points    Calling all Anaerobic Digestion operators....... Organics Recycling Group is running a training course focused on the requirements of PAS 110, the AD Quality Protocol and the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS) Rules requirements...

    Posted: 7 March, 2018

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme Newsletter

    We issued our first newsletter for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme this week. In this newsletter, we shared industry-related news, events, Scheme developments, and our plans for 2018...

    Posted: 21 December, 2017

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme reports record membership at the end of its tenth year

    Biofertiliser Certification Scheme reports record membership at the end of its tenth year The Biofertiliser Certification Scheme is available to assure the safety and quality of digestate and assist operators in raising their profile within the environment sector The Scheme was set up in 2007 and is celebrating its tenth anniversary The Scheme is announcing a record 67 AD pl...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • REAL is looking to hire a Technical Manager!

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is currently looking to hire an individual to fill a new and exciting position as Technical Manager for the Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes. This person will focus on managing issues and projects relating to compost and digestate analytical testing, liaising with the appointed laboratories and independent laboratory auditor...

    Posted: 25 October, 2017

  • REAL appoints a third certification body

    We would like to announce that we have appointed a third certification body to provide certification services under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS). Aardvark Certification Ltd submitted a very strong tender response last year when we invited certification bodies to tender for this role...

    Posted: 10 July, 2017