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  • 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 Compost and Biofertiliser Certification Schemes. Reporting to the Head of Certification Schemes, you will work within the Certification Schemes team at REAL...

    Posted: 3 June, 2021

  • From everyone at REAL we wish to you a peaceful Christmas and a very successful New Year!

    Merry Christmas! Our virtual offices will be closed from Wednesday, 23 December and will be re-opening on Monday, 4 January. We won’t be able to answer the telephone while our offices are closed but you can leave us a voicemail on 020 7981 0850 or send us an email to info@realschemes.org.uk and we will get back to you on our return to the office...

    Posted: 22 December, 2020

  • Electric Vehicle Consumer Code announces affiliate scheme and new members

    The Electric Vehicle Consumer Code for Home Chargepoints (EVCC) has opened its doors to electric vehicle charge point manufacturers, energy suppliers, and other ‘affiliates’ who are exposed to the installation market. It is also announcing that ten installers have now come on board as full members, having only launched in mid-February 2020 on the precipice of lockdown...

    Posted: 3 November, 2020

  • EV Roam: New service to support roaming between charging networks in the UK

      • New service delivered by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd in partnership with the REA to support uptake of roaming • EV Roam to provide identification codes for companies in the EV charging ecosystem in line with international standards • Roaming crucial for mass uptake of Electric Vehicles in the UK • Quote from Minister Rachel Maclean welcoming announcemen...

    Posted: 7 October, 2020

  • 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