HERE IS THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE BIOSOLIDS ASSURANCE SCHEME

ABL Approved Laboratory List updated Posted on October 17, 2019

Assured Biosolids Ltd has just published ABL Approved Laboratory List Issue 9, which can be downloaded from Scheme Documents. The listed laboratories are approved to provide the services identified to BAS Members. The approval system ensures that analysis used by Members for quality control is from a known and acceptable source to maintain the credibility […]

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ABL Treatment Site Risk Control Form Consultation released Posted on July 5, 2019

Assured Biosolids has just released a Treatment Site Risk Control Form Consultation to relevant consultees in the industry, which intends to ascertain environmental controls on treatment sites. The consultation will run until 4.00 pm on Friday 26th July 2019. Any interested party who wishes to be involved can contact ABL via the contact form on […]

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ABL Laboratory Protocol and Application Form Consultation released Posted on May 8, 2019

Assured Biosolids has just released a Laboratory Protocol and Application Form Consultation to relevant consultees in the industry. This will result in a new protocol for laboratories and will form the basis of the ABL Approved Laboratory List. The consultation will run until 4.00 pm on Friday 31st May 2019. Any interested party who wishes […]

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ABL Lime Treatment Consultation released Posted on May 8, 2019

Assured Biosolids has just released a Lime Treatment Consultation to relevant consultees in the industry, which includes proposed ‘substantive’ amendments to the BAS Standard and other scheme documents on the lime treatment operations and controls. The consultation will run until 4.00 pm on Friday 31st May 2019. Any interested party who wishes to be involved […]

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ABL Consultation Protocol now added to website Posted on May 3, 2019

Assured Biosolids Limited has just published a Consultation Protocol on the website that can be found under under Scheme Documents. The protocol describes the consultation process that will be followed to facilitate amendments to the scheme Standard and other scheme documents. Several consultations will be sent to relevant BAS consultees over the next few weeks […]

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BAS shortlisted for the Water Industry Awards 2019 Posted on April 3, 2019

We are delighted that the Biosolids Assurance Scheme has been shortlisted as a finalist in the category “Sustainability and Resource Recovery Initiative of the Year” in the 2019 Water Industry Awards. This represents further recognition and endorsement of the achievements of the scheme and its Members over the last few years. The winners will be […]

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Biosolids Agricultural Good Practice Guidance Leaflet published Posted on January 26, 2019

This document, which can be downloaded as a PDF from a link at the bottom of the About Biosolids page, will be a helpful guide for farm advisers and farmers using biosolids. It defines biosolids and how best to use it sustainably on agricultural land to get the best agronomic benefit. It outlines the legislation […]

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Technical Advisory Committee meeting – 2018 Posted on December 20, 2018

The 3rd meeting of the BAS Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) was held in London on 11th December 2018. The group noted the progress of the scheme and audits, and the milestone of NSF Certification successfully achieving UKAS accreditation for the scheme Standard. Potential scheme amendments were reviewed and agreed; these would be mainly amendments to […]

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The BAS Standard gains UKAS accreditation Posted on November 19, 2018

Assured Biosolids is pleased to announce that NSF Certification has successfully added the Biosolids Assurance Scheme Standard Issue 4 to its UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) Schedule of Accreditation. This means that the Standard is formally recognised by UKAS and that NSF Certification are accredited to ISO/IEC 17065:2012 to provide conformity certification for the scheme. […]

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Certification Progress Posted on May 24, 2018

By the end of 2017 83% of the UK output to agricultural land was BAS Certified Biosolids, representing over 3.0 million tonnes from 137 sites. It is expected by the end of 2018 that 99% of the UK output to agricultural land will be certified, representing 3.6 million tonnes from 179 sites. From 2016 to […]

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