News from the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

The latest news from the Biofertiliser industry

  • BCS News Update- November 2020

    Please find attached the latest news from BCS...

    Posted: 26 November, 2020

  • 2020 Cost Comparison Analysis

    We have recently updated our 2018 cost comparison analysis, which compares the average annuals costs for renewal of certification (including research fees) and deployment of waste composts in England...

    Posted: 12 November, 2020

  • The Research Hub website is live!

    We are delighted to announce that the REAL BCS/CCS Research Hub website has been launched! You can access the website here or by using realresearchhub.org.uk.  The Research Hub website is the central communication platform for all Research Hub related news and developments...

    Posted: 30 October, 2020

  • 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