News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme Newsletter - June

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme today! News includes; the ADQP review, Research Hub updates, updates from the Market Development Working Group and our position on Covid-19 audits...

    Posted: 9 June, 2021

  • Covid-19 Audit Update June - England

    The agreement with the Environment Agency regarding renewal audits and Covid-19 in England has been extended to 30th September with some additional conditions. REAL currently have an agreement in place with all the UK Environmental Regulators where there is a temporary amendment to the Scheme Rules which allows for remote inspections and on-site/physical inspections to take place...

    Posted: 4 June, 2021

  • New Producers Page!

    The BCS Database has now been integrated with the website. As part of this integration, we have recently launched a new producers page. New features include; a postcode, BCS Number and Operator/Company Name search function. The postcode search function allows users to find a plant which is geographically close to the postcode entered within the search...

    Posted: 3 June, 2021

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen - REAL is hiring!

    An exciting opportunity to be involved in organics recycling We are looking for a dedicated and self-motivated Research and Communications Assistant to support the Biofertiliser and Compost Certification Schemes. Reporting to the Head of Certification Schemes, you will work within the Certification Schemes team at REAL...

    Posted: 2 June, 2021

  • REA ADQP Event

    We would like to inform all Operators that the REA is holding a workshop for anyone interested in the revision of the Anaerobic Digestate Quality Protocol (ADQP). The workshop is taking place on 10th June 2021 and will run from 14.00-16.00. For more information and to book a place at the workshop, please follow the link here...

    Posted: 26 May, 2021

  • BCS News Update- April 2021

    Please find attached the latest news from BCS...

    Posted: 30 April, 2021

  • BCS Scheme Rules version 6 issued today

    Revision of the rules Last year, we reviewed and revised the BCS Scheme Rules. A revised draft version was circulated for consultation to all certified operators, certification bodies, and TAC members. Following this consultation period and further discussions with stakeholders, we have now finalised the new version of the rules. Version 6 is available below...

    Posted: 1 March, 2021

  • BCS Update- February 2021

    Please find attached the latest news from BCS...

    Posted: 26 February, 2021

  • Understanding PAS110 in Full Course- REA

    REA Organics is running 2 x 2 hour webinar course on the 4th & 5th March focused on the requirements of PAS 110, the AD Quality Protocol and the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS) Rules requirements. The course is targeted at the AD operator’s personnel who are involved in the implementation, establishment, maintenance, and improvement of the quality management system...

    Posted: 23 February, 2021

  • Covid-19 Audit Update- February

    In consultation with the Environmental Regulators and the Certification Bodies in January 2021, and in light of the current situation regarding COVID-19, we have agreed the following concerning annual/renewal audits going forwards. We have agreed that both remote inspections and on-site/physical inspections will continue...

    Posted: 17 February, 2021