QP Manager aims to help composters and anaerobic digestion operators meet quality protocol requirements. Government watchdog WRAP worked with British Standards Institution and the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR).
The tool looks at laws, guidance and reports and includes reviews of test methods for E. Coli, contaminants and upper limits for stones in compost used as mulch.
"Specifications underpin supply chain and end-user confidence," said AfOR managing director Jeremy Jacobs. "This is important for compost markets and biodegradable waste markets."
For further details, see www.qualityprotocols.co.uk