What is Better Biomass?

The Better Biomass certification system consists of sustainability requirements, chain-of-custody requirements and rules for certification.


How can I get certified?

The process for being granted a Better Biomass certificate is described in the road map.


Which companies have a Better Biomass certificate?

The register contains all the organizations that have granted the Better Biomass certificate.


Enter the market for sustainable biomass

Better Biomass is an international certification system for solid, liquid and gaseous biomass. The Better Biomass certificate is used to demonstrate the sustainability of the biomass used for energy, fuels or bio-based products. The underlying sustainability criteria have been established in a multi-stakeholder consensus process between private companies, government and civil society organizations and are published in the standard NTA 8080. These criteria cover important values for nature, environment and society (People, Planet, Profit).

Better Biomass is managed by NEN, the Netherlands Standardization Institute, a CEN and ISO member. NEN has an international accreditation as a scheme manager and certification audits are done by accredited independent certifying bodies.

NEN presentation and exhibition stand at World Biomass Markets, 27-29 March

March 22, 2017

NEN is participating in the World Biomass Markets in Amsterdam, 27th to 29th March. On Monday 27th March, during the Wor...

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20 March 2017 Better Biomass Day

March 7, 2017

Better Biomass will organize a meeting for its members followed by an open networking session at the NEN premises in Del...

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Workshop: Better Biomass certification: demonstrating sustainability of the biomass in bio-based products

September 21, 2015

27 October 2015 16:00 – 18:30 pm. Square Brussels Meeting Centre Pre-conference event to EFIB The event will be pre...

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