CMCS News for 2024

An archive of CMCS News

  • REAL publishes 'How compostable products are recycled in the UK' report

    REAL administers both the CMCS and the Compost Certification Scheme (CCS), a quality assurance and end-of-waste scheme for compost produced on an industrial scale in the UK...

    Posted: 10 May, 2024

  • REAL appoints TÜV AUSTRIA as a new CMCS Certification Body

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) announces the recent appointment of TÜV AUSTRIA to conduct certification assessments for the Compostable Materials Certification Scheme (CMCS), the second certification body to be appointed...

    Posted: 10 January, 2024

  • CMCS issues updated application forms to offer the choice of two CBs

    We have recently uploaded two new application forms to our website for home compostable and industrially compostable certification, which can be found here.The forms reflect the development of the scheme whereby producers can now choose between two certification bodies...

    Posted: 9 January, 2024

  • CMCS issues updated scheme rules

    We have recently issued two updated versions of the 'REAL Industrially Compostable Products' and 'REAL Home Compostable Products' scheme rules. Version 3 of these documents can be found and downloaded from our website here...

    Posted: 8 January, 2024