News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • Decision-making tree for Producer enquiries available

    REAL have recently uploaded the BCS decision-making tree. The decision tree, displayed within the attached document, enables Scheme participants to identify their initial point of contact for Scheme-related enquiries. If you have an enquiry about PAS or the Scheme, please utilise the decision tree to determine which individual or organisation is best to address your query...

    Posted: 17 May, 2019

  • Upcoming BCS Operators' Forum

    The next meeting of the BCS Operators’ Forum is taking place on Wednesday 29 May 2019. The meeting is taking place at the following address: SloanePoint, 6-8 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2EG. The Forum will commence at 12 noon and will finish at 3pm with a break for lunch...

    Posted: 12 April, 2019

  • Scheduled REA Training Courses 2019

    REAL has liaised with the Renewable Energy Association (REA) regarding the following training opportunities, which are now open for individuals to register attendance: The ‘Understanding and applying HACCP to Anaerobic Digestion & Composting’ course is taking place on 28 May 2019 in Leeds. You can read about the course contents and book a place on the course here...

    Posted: 12 April, 2019

  • BCS News Update - April 2019

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

    Posted: 12 April, 2019

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme winter '18/'19 newsletter

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme last week. In this newsletter, we shared news on our Research Hub and Market Development Working Group (MDWG) developments, changes brought in by the BCS Schemes Rules, relevant policy/regulatory updates, and our plans for the PAS 110 review...

    Posted: 18 February, 2019

  • The Research Hub - Hub Governance Paper available!

    The REAL Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes’ Research Hub (“The Hub”) is a tool to source funding from the compost and anaerobic digestion industries in order to develop the technical and regulatory aspects of certified compost and digestate production, testing and usage...

    Posted: 14 February, 2019

  • An opportunity has arisen to propose research project ideas!

    An opportunity has arisen for individuals/organisations to propose research project ideas for projects that the REAL Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes' Research Hub could fund or support...

    Posted: 4 January, 2019

  • BCS Scheme Rules version 5 issued today

    Revision of the rules Following a technical review by UKAS, discussions with industry, and a consultation process, we have finalised the new version of the BCS Scheme Rules. Version 5 and the accompanying 'BCS Position on Technical Requirements' document (formerly technical guidance) are available to download below...

    Posted: 21 December, 2018

  • BCS Position on Technical Requirements issued today

    The accompanying document to the BCS Scheme Rules is the BCS Position on Technical Requirements, available to download below. This document provides clarification on specific technical requirements.  The latest version of our scheme rules is version 5, which was issued on 21st December 2018 and is downloadable HERE. The new Scheme Rules supersedes the old version from 1st January 2019...

    Posted: 21 December, 2018

  • ZWS Biogas and Composting sectors survey

    Zero Waste Scotland is about to carry out a survey of the biogas and composting sectors in Scotland, which will result in sector reports for each being published in 2019. To deliver this work, Zero Waste Scotland have commissioned Stonehaven-based Enscape Consulting (http://www.enscape.eu) and partner organisations Solidsense Ltd and Cambridge Eco Ltd...

    Posted: 30 October, 2018