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If you’re reading this, you may have noticed we have a new website, designed with one aim in mind – to make it easier for you. After all, taking the hassle out of pallets starts from the very first enquiry… As well as an overall overhaul, with a more modern design and a fresh layout, […]
The RPS team is getting bigger – and it’s not from our lockdown diets! Since August, we’ve taken on four new employees and one apprentice, thanks to the growing demand for our services. During the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve been offering a free pallet collection service to construction companies in the DL and TS postcodes. This […]
There’s nothing like staring at the same four walls every day for months to make you long for a fresh outlook – and that’s exactly what happened during the coronavirus lockdown. Across the world, millions of people have embarked on DIY projects and home improvements – from fixing fences and installing decking to building full […]
In a combined EU Exit statement from TIMCON and DEFRA, it has been announced that from the 1st January 2021, it will be a legal requirement for all wood packaging material, including wooden pallets, moving between the UK and EU must be compliant to ISPM15 heat treatment. This includes making sure consignments of wood packaging […]
As part of the UK Government’s commitment to reducing plastic packaging waste, moves are afoot to introduce changes to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) by 2023. So, what does this mean? First, a definition: EPR is a policy approach under which producers are given a responsibility – financial and/or physical – for the treatment or […]
As the coronavirus crisis shows no sign of waning across the world, one of the most pressing questions among the public has been if the virus lives on surfaces – and if so, for how long? While research has suggested that the virus can survive on some hard surfaces for up to three days, it […]