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Statistics recently released in the Pöyry index for Q2-2021 have confirmed the price increase of homegrown pallet timber has risen sharply by 19.6%. This means that over the last year, homegrown timber has increased by a staggering 52.2%. There have been a combination of factors including: The demand on timber during the pandemic for renovations, […]
We love building a close relationship with our clients and supporting causes close to their hearts, so when we were approached by Danny Czepiec, procurement manager of Ecofficiency, we were more than happy to back the firm’s upcoming quest to raise money for The Youth Adventure Trust. The charity aims to inspire vulnerable 11 to […]
We collect a variety of pallet specifications and sizes, but not all of them can be repaired and reused. Instead of putting scrap pallets in a skip, which can be pricey, we shred and recycle them in our wood shredder. Our QR1700 Untha wood shredder is capable of recycling 100 tonnes of pallet wood each […]
In the last six months, the cost of timber used for wooden pallets and packaging manufacturing has increased by 25%. This means that the price of brand-new wooden pallets continues to rise. That’s not the only thing escalating. Due to the higher cost of new pallets, the demand for reconditioned pallets has increased as more […]
At RPS, the wellbeing of our employees is paramount. Sir Richard Branson once said: “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” We share the same sentiments. Last year, we introduced the ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme to our employees. The scheme […]
Did you know there are an estimated 250 million pallets in circulation in the UK? Pallets come in all shapes and types and can be used in many industries – most can be recycled and reused to reduce waste and optimise an existing product for multiple trips. RPS collects and supplies recycled pallets and we […]