EBC guidelines & documents for the certification

All the EBC guidelines, certification documents and the older versions of the EBC standard.

The Guidelines

Guidelines of the European Biochar Certificate - Version 9.2E (updated on 2nd December 2020)

Guidelines for EBC-Feed certificate (biochar in animal feed) chapter 9 of the EBC.

C-Sink potential of biochar


Positive list of biomass feedstock

Positive list of biomass feedstock approved for use in producing biochar


EBC - IBI Analytical Comparison

The EBC and IBI collaborate since 2012 on the issue of biochar certification and guidelines. We have the common objective of a harmonized international certification scheme that takes the national (and continental) differences into consideration. The following comparison was made to articulate the few differences between the two analytical standards.

To compare the two standards, we prepared the following table: EBC - IBI comparison