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Latest News, Legislation

Britian on top – a European Commission report has recently credited the UK for it’s successes at reducing waste to landfill since 2002. According to the article by, between 2002 and 2009 the amount of waste going to landfill has reduced by 464kg per capita to 259kg, through several ways including reuse and effective […]

April 17, 2012 3:35pm

In March WRAP, backed by government funding from Defra, invited RPS managing director Gary Hudson to their Resource Efficient Distribution (RED) Working Group in Birmingham. The day outlined how businesses could develop and / or refine the way they transport their goods in order to reduce waste, prevent damage and in turn the associated costs […]

April 2, 2012 10:43am
General, Latest News, Legislation

On 21st March, as part of the Budget 2012, the new packaging targets for 2013 – 2017 were announced. Based on responses received from DEFRA’s recent consultion, the Government have adopted the preferred targets set out below. The targets, which apply to businesses within the scope of the Packaging Waste Regulations, will deliver environmental and […]

March 27, 2012 7:40am
Case Studies, Latest News

RPS has commenced collections for Evonik, one of the world’s leading chemical companies. Evonik supply their UK customers with product packed on wooden pallets, which RPS are now collecting to make available for return to their German Rheinfelden site. Up until now the pallets have been replaced with new pallets but with RPS expertise in […]

March 22, 2012 3:23pm

RPS has recently agreed with Johnson Matthey to clear pallets from their site in Clitheroe. The pallets collected include those supplied with raw material as well as their own damaged pallets. The aim is to sort, inspect and repair the various pallet types ready to be returned for re-use either by the Business or by […]

March 13, 2012 2:35pm

Chancellor George Osborne has revealed plans for a £659 million Airport City to be built at Manchester Airport. As part of the government’s development on the new enterprise zones, Manchester Airport has been chosen as the location for an Airport City covering a 1.4 million sq ft site. With excellent links to the M6 and M62 […]

January 31, 2012 12:59pm
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