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  • Updated standard to improve quality of compost

    Updated standard to improve quality of compost The quality of certified compost is set to improve The quality standard for compost ‘PAS 100’ has been updated and more quality controls have been introduced The standard was reviewed and revised over two years by a large number of stakeholders, including market and regulator representatives Key changes include...

    Posted: 19 September, 2018

  • New Research HUB launched today will support R&D in the organics recycling sector

    New Research HUB launched today will support R&D in the organics recycling sector Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is setting up a Research HUB to fund or support R&D work in the organics recycling sector Hub will support growth in the composting and anaerobic digestion sectors Evidence from research projects will support changes to the Compost Certification Sch...

    Posted: 15 March, 2018

  • Final decisions to be made today on new compost quality standard

    Final decisions to be made today on new compost quality standard Steering Group meeting takes place today for the revision of BSI PAS 100 Specification for composted materials Members of the Steering Group represent the composting industry including compost producers, markets, and environmental regulators Controversial or contentious proposals were discussed prior to this me...

    Posted: 7 March, 2018

  • Proposed tax on single-use plastics could boost compostable packaging

    Proposed tax on single-use plastics could boost compostable packaging Chancellor announces possible tax on single-use plastics This new levy could accelerate the search for better alternatives Materials certified as “compostable” can harmlessly decompose in industrial composting systems Compostable Packaging Certification Scheme certifies packaging products...

    Posted: 19 December, 2017

  • BSI consults on revision of the compost quality standard

    BSI consults on revision of the compost quality standard British Standards Institution (BSI) has opened a Public Consultation on the revision of the compost quality standard PAS 100 The Compost Certification Scheme had consulted with stakeholders including compost producers, customers and environmental regulators The Background Document with all comments received previously ...

    Posted: 18 December, 2017

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme reports record membership at the end of its tenth year

    Biofertiliser Certification Scheme reports record membership at the end of its tenth year The Biofertiliser Certification Scheme is available to assure the safety and quality of digestate and assist operators in raising their profile within the environment sector The Scheme was set up in 2007 and is celebrating its tenth anniversary The Scheme is announcing a record 67 AD pl...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • REAL is looking to hire a Technical Manager

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is currently looking to hire an individual to fill a new and exciting position as Technical Manager for the Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes. This person will focus on managing issues and projects relating to compost and digestate analytical testing, liaising with the appointed laboratories and independent laboratory auditor...

    Posted: 25 October, 2017

  • The 2015 European Biopolymer Summit

    The 2015 European Biopolymer Summit 9th & 10th December 2015, London The 2015 European Biopolymer Summit will be bringing together key industry experts to discuss the latest strategies and methods to overcome current challenges, and maximise opportunities...

    Posted: 21 October, 2015

  • Biomethane ‘green’ gas is growing contender in UK renewable energy market

    The injection of renewable or “green” gas into UK networks has been growing rapidly – and there are now 28 biomethane to grid projects connected to the gas distribution network, transforming food, brewery and agricultural wastes and energy crops into ultra-clean energy. These plants have the capacity to produce 1...

    Posted: 27 January, 2015

  • RECC 2013 Annual Report published

    The Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) has published its 2013 Annual Report. It has been produced for the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) who, through its Consumer Code Approval Scheme, is the body responsible for approving RECC...

    Posted: 22 October, 2014