Accreditations & Certifications
In this section
Work Instruction Documents
Appeals and Complaints Procedures
Regional Risk Assessment Procedure
CB Approval Application Process
SBP mark use: guidance for Certificate Holders
Standard 5, Instruction Document 5B
Instruction Documents 5A, 5B & 5C v1.1
Draft Instruction Document 5A v1.1
Draft Regional Risk Assessments
Response to Draft Consultation
SBP Standard 1:
Feedstock Compliance Standard
This is the Standard against which feedstock must be assessed. Feedstock is material entering a pellet or wood chip mill; biomass is the material leaving the mill. The mill is referred to as the Biomass Producer.
SBP Standard 2:
Verification of SBP-compliant Feedstock
This Standard defines how the evaluation of feedstock against Standard 1 should be undertaken; the evaluation is the responsibility of the Biomass Producer. It also defines which material is exempt from a Supply Base Evaluation.
SBP Standard 3:
Certification Systems. Requirements for Certification Bodies
An independent Certification Body must check that the evaluation undertaken by the Biomass Producer meets the SBP Framework requirements. This Standard defines how the Certification Body should undertake that.
SBP Standard 4:
Chain of Custody
The Biomass Producer is required to demonstrate the origin of the feedstock. This Standard sets out the systems that need to be put in place.
SBP Standard 5:
Collection and Communication of Data
This Standard specifies how data are to be collected and communicated.
SBP Standard 6:
Energy and Carbon Balance Calculation
This Standard allows for the certification of the energy and carbon balance calculation.
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