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Waste not, want not

Waste not, want not

We understand there is nothing more frustrating than unwanted pallets on your site. They can quickly become a nuisance if you have no formal collection arrangements in place and the stacks can build up, occupying valuable space. At RPS, we provide a national pallet collection service, removing the burden from […]

What a load of old rubbish: The Vikings

What a load of old rubbish: The Vikings

In the first ‘what a load of old rubbish’ blog, we learned how the Romans were experienced at recycling waste materials into new products, for example bronze and glass. They were also well organised at sorting and storing waste efficiently at sites such as Monte Testaccio in Rome. Now we’re […]

Returning to the roots of reuse: could past habits benefit contemporary society?

Returning to the roots of reuse: could past habits benefit contemporary society?

It is a rare sight these days to see glass milk bottles on the front doorstep, ready to be collected by the milkman to be reused. Yet, only a few decades ago this was the norm.   As glass bottles were more environmentally beneficial than the plastic ones now supplied […]

Relationships with local businesses is key to maintaining high standards

Relationships with local businesses is key to maintaining high standards

At RPS, we have high standards. This is why we work with high quality contractors, meaning we can rest assured that all machinery, including our big bag cleaning rigs and pallet repair work benches, is working safely and efficiently. RPS relies on the relationships we have built with local companies, […]

What a load of old rubbish: The Romans

What a load of old rubbish: The Romans

Have you ever wondered how our ancestors handled waste? Could we glean something from our history that might inspire us to handle waste differently today? Over the centuries, there have been many innovations in waste management and these upcoming history blogs will provide details of how waste was handled; what […]

New pallet prices set to rise as timber prices increase

New pallet prices set to rise as timber prices increase

In Q4-2016, the UK pallet timber prices increased for the third quarter in a row. This is an increase in overall cost of 5.7% on the price of new timber used to manufacture pallets. Demand for timber, for example in the construction industry, influences prices as more and more timber […]

One year on: Celebrating the success of SPR Wood Recycling’s first year in business

One year on: Celebrating the success of SPR Wood Recycling’s first year in business

How time flies! It’s already been a year since we teamed up with Waltham Abbey-based pallet company, PR Pallets to create SPR Wood Recycling Ltd. We’re celebrating the success of the company’s first year in business and looking forward to what it hopes to achieve in 2017. A key purpose […]

RPS continues to reduce its environmental impact

RPS continues to reduce its environmental impact

We are proud to say that after a successful 2016, our business’ impact on the environment is lower than ever and we are planning to reduce it even further in 2017. To ensure we have a minimal impact on the environment, we measure tangible objectives. At present, we are aiming […]

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