Biofertiliser News for 2019

An archive of Biofertiliser Certification Scheme News

  • 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...

    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

  • Tendering for an Independent Auditor to assess the performance of CCS/BCS Approved Laboratories

    REAL is seeking to appoint an Independent Auditor to check REAL CCS/BCS Approved Laboratories' performances...

    Posted: 10 September, 2019

  • The Compost/Biofertiliser Certification Schemes' Annual Report 2018

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) has published its third annual report for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme, providing an overview of the scheme in 2018...

    Posted: 10 September, 2019

  • BCS Operators' Forum - October

    The next meeting of the BCS Operators' Forum will be taking place in Leeds on Wednesday 9th October 2019. The meeting is scheduled to start at 12.00 and finish at 16.00 with lunch provided. The address for the event is DWF, Bridgewater Place, Water Lane, Leeds, LS11 5DY...

    Posted: 21 August, 2019

  • 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 Proposal...

    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...

    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...

    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 M...

    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...

    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 ...

    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