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Everywhere we turn these days, there’s talk of sustainability and how each choice we make affects the world around us. At RPS, we’re encouraged by the media regarding everyday items and how the government is inspiring us all to make more ethical choices when it comes to the products we use. But what does that […]
Lately, we’ve been feeling nostalgic, reminiscing fondly over 15 successful years in business. But success for RPS is about more than just making money, it’s about making a difference. Our intention is to reduce the unnecessary recycling of wooden packaging and reuse it wherever possible. Rather than throw something away, or recycle its raw materials […]
According to a recent WRAP report, municipal recycling facility (MRF) gate fees are set to increase as material prices reduce. The WRAP Gate Fees Report described that across the spectrum of wastes accepted by MRFs there was an average gate fee of £25 per tonne. This was an increase from 2015 figures of £6 per […]
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has produced a report advocating reuse over recycling as described in the EU Waste Hierarchy. Recycling is an important part of waste management, however waste reduction and reuse is higher up the waste hierarchy and therefore should be considered before recycling. Reuse is more environmentally beneficial as there are fewer […]
In recent years timber has become a more expensive commodity and as companies set objectives to reduce overall spend and meet government packaging directives, it is increasingly important to look at current packaging spend and determine where savings can be made. For decades timber has been a key material used in the transportation of goods, […]