RSB EU RED Re-Recognized by the European Commission
(Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials/Ethanol Producer Magazine) The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials is pleased to announce its re-recognition by the European Commission. The decision was published by the commission on Aug. 9 in the Official Journal of the European Union and is valid for five years after the date it entered into force.
The EU Commission recognizes the ‘Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials EU RED’ for demonstrating compliance with the sustainability criteria under Directives 98/70/EC and 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
In order to receive public support or count towards mandatory national renewable energy targets, biofuels and bioliquids used in the EU must comply with EU`s sustainability criteria. Being certified under RSB EU RED is one way for companies to demonstrate that their biofuels comply with these sustainability criteria. READ MORE and MORE (Biomass Magazine)