Biofertiliser News for 2021

An archive of Biofertiliser Certification Scheme News

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Posted: 17 February, 2021

  • Tendering Results

    We are very pleased to announce that following a tender process, REAL has reappointed Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G), NSF Certification, and Aardvark Certification Ltd (ACL) as certification bodies for the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS)...

    Posted: 12 February, 2021

  • The first project of the Research Hub is now LIVE!

    REAL are very pleased to announce that the first project of the Research Hub: ‘The development of a Research Library for the Organics Recycling industry’ is complete, and the Research Library, an online platform compiled of research undertaken across the composting and anaerob...

    Posted: 26 January, 2021

  • Market Development Working Group Chair Opportunity!

    REAL are seeking to appoint a new Market Development Working Group (MDWG) chair to work alongside the current chair, Anna Becvar...

    Posted: 15 January, 2021