Biofertiliser News for 2011

An archive of Biofertiliser Certification Scheme News

  • WRAP Workshops on Review of ADQP & PAS110 & ASRS

    Three workshops were held by WRAP at the following locations: Edinburgh 12th December Bristol 13th December London 15th December  The objective was to get feedback from the industry on all aspects of  PAS110/ADQP and ASRS with a vi...

    Posted: 23 December, 2011

  • Feedback to Review of Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

    Following last week’s series of workshops in Edinburgh, Bristol and London, David Tompkins of WRAP and Keith Froud (EA) would like to widen the call for information to inform any future changes to the ADQP...

    Posted: 22 December, 2011

  • New SEPA Position Statement

    SEPA (Scottish Environment Protection Agency) has issued revised version of SEPA’s position on the classification of outputs from AD processes. You can find the document on the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme website...

    Posted: 22 December, 2011

  • Lower Reule Bioenergy become certified under the BCS

    Lower Reule Bioenergy AD plant in Staffordshire has been certified under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme for the production of quality digestate to the ADQP and PAS110 standards...

    Posted: 22 December, 2011

  • Consultation on European End of Waste criteria for composts and digestates

    You will be aware of the proposals for EU-wide criteria for End-of-Waste for Digestate.   The Biofertiliser Certification Scheme will eventually be aligned with any new criteria and so it is vital that we have the views of members regarding the proposed changes...

    Posted: 7 December, 2011

  • Evaluating the performance of PAS110, AD Quality Protocol & ASRS

    The AD Quality Protocol (QP) and the standard to which it refers (PAS110) plus the Additional Scheme Rules for Scotland were developed at the request of, and in partnership with, industry to provide a mechanism for defining the ‘end of waste’ position for digestate, and to build confi...

    Posted: 20 September, 2011

  • Scottish Water Horizons is the second AD Plant to achieve certification

    Congratulations to Scottish Water Horizons whose Deerdykes AD Facility in Cumbernauld has been certified to the PAS110 and Additional Scheme Rules for Scotland (ASRS) under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS)...

    Posted: 30 August, 2011

  • EA Regulatory Statement due to expire 30th September

    The Environment Agency (EA) Regulatory Statement (attached) and its current extension to 30th September 2011 has allowed those those operators who registered with BCS before 31 December 2009 to be exempt for having to apply for an Environmental Permit to spread digestate...

    Posted: 15 August, 2011

  • AnDigestion is first to achieve PAS110 ADQP certification

    On 15th February 2011 AnDigestion became the first company to achieve certification of the biofertiliser produced at its Holsworthy plant in Devon...

    Posted: 18 April, 2011

  • Pasteurisation under PAS110 & ADQP & ASRS

    In recent weeks we have noted from incoming queries that some plant operators and developers are not aware that pasteurisation is the default requirement under section 7.2 of the PAS110 and that this applies not only to ABPR wastes but also to non wastes including crops...

    Posted: 17 April, 2011

  • Consulancy Support now closed.

    The WRAP funded consultancy support for plants going for certification under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme has now come to an end...

    Posted: 11 April, 2011

  • Events - Workshop on the use of quality assured reclaimed materials

    The Environment Council are running a series of workshops on the use of quality assured reclaimed materials such as Biofertiliser to increase productivity of agricultural land...

    Posted: 6 April, 2011