News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • Covid-19 Audit Update- October

    In consultation with the Environmental Regulators and the Certification Bodies in September, 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 from this month...

    Posted: 13 October, 2020

  • PT Scheme Expression of Interest Document

    We recently circulated an Expression of Interest document, which has been designed to help REAL assess the technical feasibility and financial viability of developing an independently run proficiency testing (PT) programme for the scheme specific methods specific methods...

    Posted: 16 September, 2020

  • REAL BCS & CCS 2019 Annual Report

    Renewable Energy Assurance Limited (REAL) has published its third annual report for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme, providing an overview of the scheme and summary of scheme developments in 2019. In summary, there were 84 plants certified under the BCS by the end of 2019, with a total registered annual throughput of approximately 4.5 million tonnes...

    Posted: 4 September, 2020

  • BCS News Update- September 2020

    Please find attached the latest news for BCS Producers...

    Posted: 4 September, 2020

  • Covid-19 Audit Update

    In consultation with the Environmental Regulators and the Certification Bodies, and in light of the current situation regarding COVID-19, we have agreed the following concerning annual/renewal audits going forwards. From this month, the Certification Bodies will be scheduling on-site audits, where possible, and remote audits will continue to take place where necessary e.g...

    Posted: 7 August, 2020

  • Tendering for the provision of certification services under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

    REAL is seeking to appoint a number of certifying bodies (number not specified) to run REAL’s Biofertiliser Certification Scheme on its behalf. REAL aims to provide the industry’s leading independent digestate certification scheme ensuring it is robust, efficient, and effective...

    Posted: 17 July, 2020

  • BCS News Update- July 2020

    Please find attached the latest news for BCS Operators...

    Posted: 17 July, 2020

  • Appointment of a new Independent Laboratory Auditor

    We are pleased to announce that through an open tender process, we have appointed the Open University to carry out independent audits to check the CCS and BCS Approved Laboratories’ conformance with their Terms and Conditions. The audits will be led by Graham Howell, who has extensive research and development experience related to the PAS 100/110 test methods...

    Posted: 26 May, 2020

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme Spring '20 Newsletter

    We issued our biannual newsletter for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme this week. We announced the contractor of the first project of the Research Hub and the appointment of our new Independent Laboratory Auditor. We also shared news on the Laboratory Approval Scheme, the BCS Approved Laboratories reappointment for 2020 and an update from our Market Development Working Group...

    Posted: 22 May, 2020

  • BCS News Update- April 2020

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

    Posted: 9 April, 2020