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Ofgem chief executive warns of rising energy bills

Low UK energy production Alistair Buchanan, chief executive of Ofgem, has stated that due to an energy deficit the UK will need more gas supplies through the importation of fuels such as gas. As such, this will likely mean that consumers will be faced with higher energy bills. Due to […]

Tens of millions of taxes lost to illegal timber exports from Mozambique

It has been identified, after massive discrepancies appeared in the import and export data between Mozambique and China, that half of the timber being moved into China is illegal. The report, including details from research and undercover operations, exposes the log smuggling techniques and political patronage and corruption that make […]

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PRN prices for week ending 25th January 2013

As reported by the packagingnews.co.uk website, here are the latest PRN prices taken from the PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange. These prices were correct for wk ending 25th January: Current 1 Week Ago 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago Aluminium 4.50 4.73 4.00 1.50 Glass 74.00 74.76 77.63 10.00 […]

PRN prices continue to rise

PRN Overview Over the last quarter packaging recovery note (PRN) prices have risen sharply. Compared to prices 12 months ago for the same packaging types, it is clear that many of the prices have rocketed in recent times. Could this be a common occurrence for the next few years; continued […]

An exciting 2012 for RPS . . what’s in store for 2013?

An exciting 2012 for RPS . . what’s in store for 2013?

Fantastic achievements throughout 2012 It has been a very busy year for RPS with plenty to report. Earlier this year RPS won the contract to begin collecting Evonik pallets from Unilever in Warrington for return to the Evonik site in Rheinfelden, Germany. RPS, through their expertise in reverse logistics and […]

RPS return first load of packaging to Cummins USA

RPS return first load of packaging to Cummins USA

The Cummins Business World leading automotive company Cummins design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies across the globe. Their expertise covers fuel systems, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Engines from their Rocky Mount site in North Carolina are imported to the Darlington site, all of which […]

Packaging recycling targets to become law in January following Commons approval

The Brief In a report by Paul Sanderson, of Scrap-ex news, the House of Commons have recently set new packaging recycling targets for the period 2013 to 2017. The targets, which will come into effect in January 2013, were backed by MPs following a debate that dissected the Draft Producer […]

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