News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • BCS Update- October 2021

    Please see attached the latest updates from BCS...

    Posted: 27 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

  • Press Release: Biofertiliser Certification Scheme welcomes 100th AD operator

    The Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS) announces 100 anaerobic digestion (AD) plant operators are now scheme participants; Barkip AD plant becomes the scheme’s newest participant; Approximately half of the total number of waste-fed AD plants in the UK are now certified under the BCS; The BCS assures the safety and quality of digestate and assists operators in r...

    Posted: 16 August, 2021

  • Covid-19 Audit Update- August

    Following a further review meeting, the agreements with SEPA, NIEA, and NRW regarding audits and Covid-19 have been extended to 30th September. The agreement with the EA will remain in place until 30th September...

    Posted: 2 August, 2021

  • BCS Update- July 2021

    Please find attached the latest update from BCS...

    Posted: 30 July, 2021

  • 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