News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • 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

  • 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