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Defra consultation on waste plan launched

After delays due to additional assessments being conducted, Defra has published the waste management plan for England, bringing together existing waste management policies under one banner. A consultation on the plan will determine whether it meets EU requirements set out in Article 28 of the Waste Framework Directive, which requires […]

RPS achieve Gold at Zero Waste Awards

RPS is extremely proud to announce that it received a Gold award in the latest Lets Recycle Zero Waste Awards. We are one of three companies that achieved the prominent award demonstrating our commitment to continually improving the way we handle waste. Our objective is to reduce our overall waste […]

Proposed changes to EC Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive could make reuse of industrial packaging compulsory

At the latest EC Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive review, under section 5.2 the following suggestions were discussed: reuse–  Expand the recycling target to include reuse by allowing the reuse of reuse reuse packaging be credited to the recycling target. reuse–  Introduce targets for reuse for commercial transit packaging. reuse–  […]

Environmental Services Association report supports circular economy

The ESA (Environmental Services Association) has produced a report detailing the benefit of circular economy to GDP. The report which suggests an investment of £10 billion and potentially creating 50,000 jobs for the industry could boost GDP by £3 billion. Chairman of the ESA, David Palmer-Jones wrote in the report: […]

Biomass boost takes wood waste majority

According to the WRA (Wood Recyclers’ Association) during 2012 more wood waste was used for biomass than in the panel board industry. The total tonnage of waste wood for biomass exceeded panel board with an exceptionally high exported volume. The latest figures demonstrate that more and more biomass facilities have […]

RPS provide pallet and wood waste solution for leading WEEE specialists Environcom

Last September Environcom visited the RPS stand at the RWM Exhibition in Birmingham. Initial discussions focussed on RPS providing Environcom with a solution to manage the unwanted pallets that deliver waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) to their Grantham site.   The brief At the time Environcom disposed of the […]

RPS welcomes customer liaison to the team

RPS gives a warm welcome to Faye Anderson, the new customer collection liaison, who has recently joined the team. Faye will be the main contact for all collection enquiries, taking over from Janice Gibson who is now focusing on logistics for RPS. To get in touch with Faye please contact […]

RPS Director presents Stokesley Hockey Club with sponsorship

RPS Director presents Stokesley Hockey Club with sponsorship

Stokesley Hockey Club started with the ladies team, which operated in various guises over the years, but has always been a friendly and sociable group. The team, as it is currently known, was a combination of Stokesley Ladies and Cleveland Ladies Hockey Clubs, with both teams being formed more than […]

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