News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • Laboratory Reappointment 2022

    We are pleased to announce that both BCS Approved Laboratories have been reappointed this year to undertake PAS 110 testing of digestate for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme, following the independent audit round. The full list of contact and address details for these laboratories can be found on our website here...

    Posted: 12 January, 2022

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme Newsletter December 2021

    We issued our bi-annual newsletter for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme today...

    Posted: 23 December, 2021

  • An exciting opportunity to be involved in organics recycling - REAL is Hiring

    We are looking for a dedicated and self-motivated Research Hub Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the CCS and BCS Research Hub. Reporting to the Head of Certification Schemes, you will work within the Certification Schemes team at REAL...

    Posted: 20 December, 2021

  • BCS Update - December 2021

    Please see attached the latest updates from BCS, updates include: Couriers and sample transit times ADQP Revision Update Compostables Labelling Guidance ...

    Posted: 15 December, 2021

  • BCS Update- October 2021

    Please see attached the latest updates from BCS...

    Posted: 27 October, 2021

  • Covid-19 Audit Update - October 2021

    Following a recent review meeting and follow-up discussions with the environmental regulators, we can confirm these updates in relation to audits: The previous agreements with the EA, NRW and SEPA regarding remote auditing are no longer in place...

    Posted: 20 October, 2021

  • Roadmap for the Organics Sector Published

    Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) have published their roadmap for addressing the key challenges facing the organics sector...

    Posted: 21 September, 2021

  • BCS Update- September 2021

    Please see attached the latest updates from BCS...

    Posted: 13 September, 2021

  • REAL BCS & CCS 2020 Annual Report

    Renewable Energy Assurance Limited (REAL) has published its fourth annual report for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme, providing an overview of the scheme and summary of scheme developments in 2020. In summary, there were 92 plants certified under the BCS by the end of 2020, with a total registered annual throughput of approximately 5 million tonnes...

    Posted: 8 September, 2021

  • Amended 2020 fee comparison document

    The 2020 cost comparison document has been amended following discussions at the most recent BCS Operators' Forum. The document now includes additional supplementary information to advise of other costs that have not been included in the analysis/calculations. It has also been renamed to reflect that only the required fees/charges for certification and waste deployment have been included...

    Posted: 31 August, 2021