Biochar standards and definitions

Biochar explained BNNZ white paper - a great outline of what biochar is and its potential in New Zealand.

+ European Biochar Certificate (EBC) is a voluntary industry standard in Europe. In Switzerland, it is obligatory for all biochar sold for use in agriculture. Several other countries have aligned their biochar related regulations with the EBC.

+ International Biochar Initiative (IBI) specification has developed international standards for biochar

BNNZ is...

  • growing the connections among individuals and organisations involved in research, production, and application of biochar
  • actively promoting policy and funding from central government that will increase knowledge of biochar's value in multiple contexts
  • facilitating education and awareness so that biochar becomes an accepted solution for a range of environmental concerns

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