CMCS News for 2021

An archive of CMCS News

  • REAL issues compostables labelling guidance for public consultation

    We have developed a guidance document to provide clear information on how to identify independently certified compostable materials. The guidance has been designed for everyone, including consumers, and composting or AD site operators...

    Posted: 23 November, 2021

  • CMCS launches Twitter page

    We launched our new Twitter page today. Follow us on @CompostableCert for news about CMCS and certified compostables...

    Posted: 22 November, 2021

  • CMA issues Green Claims Code

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued its Green Claims Code available here. The CMA has also published its final guidance for businesses to help them understand and comply with existing obligations under consumer law. This guidance can be found here...

    Posted: 22 September, 2021

  • Updated FAQs for producers

    REAL has updated their FAQs for producers to include the following: The minimum certification cost for initial certification of one product The key benefits of joining the CMCS The answer to whether a product will pass the IC tests if it has passed the HC tests The updated document ca...

    Posted: 30 June, 2021

  • CMA investigation into misleading environmental claims

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is carrying out an investigation into how products and services claiming to be 'eco-friendly' are being marketed, and whether consumers could be being misled...

    Posted: 13 January, 2021