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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 […]

Victorian waste management and contemporary waste issues

Victorian waste management and contemporary waste issues

Our Marketing Director, Tom, recently read a fascinating book called Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth, by Victorian aficionado and author Lee Jackson. He realised how striking the problems associated with waste over 150 years ago resonated with issues we experience today. Therefore, could Victorian waste management provide […]

RPS welcomes a new recruit

RPS welcomes a new recruit

We are delighted to welcome our new customer account manager, Emma Norton to the RPS team. Emma has a wealth of experience in customer service having worked as a manager at a national bank for over 16 years and prior to this was a manager of high street retailer Argos. […]

Recycling: What is all the fuss about?

Recycling: What is all the fuss about?

Recycling is always on the agenda; EU targets, business commitments to do more and television campaigns to combat waste. But how effective is recycling and should we be focussing to increase targets or drastically rethink how waste is handled? As yet, there are no formal reuse targets despite this option […]

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