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Closing the circle of the Circular Economy Package

Closing the circle of the Circular Economy Package

In the recent trilogue meeting on the Circular Economy Package (CEP), members of the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD), have called on EU institutions to implement an appropriate framework of ‘pull’ measures to complement legally binding targets on recycling and landfill. FEAD, which represents the private […]

Can we drive down waste with the plastic bottle deposit scheme?

Can we drive down waste with the plastic bottle deposit scheme?

Yes, we believe we can! In 2016, only 57 per cent of plastic bottles sold in the UK were collected for recycling. We don’t know about you, but we want to see this figure increase! The government is considering the introduction of a plastic deposit scheme. This ‘reward and return’ […]

The Circular Economy Package – Reducing waste and reassigning perceptions of recycling

The Circular Economy Package – Reducing waste and reassigning perceptions of recycling

The world of waste is changing, and fast. Waste management across the EU has improved over the last couple of decades but almost a third of municipal waste is still sent to a landfill site. This is why the European Commission introduced the initial Circular Economy Package, to help businesses […]

Reducing the cost of construction projects

Reducing the cost of construction projects

If you work in the construction industry you will know there are costs associated with disposing of used pallets. This can be expensive and take up a lot of your valuable time to manage. From conversations with our customers, we know that managing and even reducing the cost of building […]

Reducing our environmental impact

Reducing our environmental impact

Here at RPS we’re always trying to reduce and reuse as much as possible, after all, we must practice what we preach! That’s why over the last year as part of our commitment to reduce our environmental impact within our supply chain, we’ve steadily been cutting back and focusing on […]

RPS team had a fantastic time at the Build Show

RPS team had a fantastic time at the Build Show

Our team had a brilliant time celebrating UK Construction Week at the Build Show. We travelled down to the NEC in Birmingham to take part in the Build Show along with thousands of professionals, from tradesmen to housebuilders and contractors. During the three-day event, we joined 400 exhibitors and over […]

We’re celebrating UK Construction Week by exhibiting at the Build Show!

We’re celebrating UK Construction Week by exhibiting at the Build Show!

UK Construction Week is fast approaching and we’re very excited because the RPS team is going to be exhibiting at this year’s Build Show! The exhibition, which will take place in the NEC Birmingham from the 10-12 October, will attract a vast spectrum of professionals, from tradesmen to housebuilders and […]

Has the carrier bag charge changed perceptions of reuse?

Has the carrier bag charge changed perceptions of reuse?

Has the 5p carrier bag charge changed your perception of reuse? Well, if you find yourself grabbing your ‘bag for life’ out of the car every time you head to the supermarket, then it has. The law relating to charges for single-use plastic carrier bags, which was introduced in October […]

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