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Should used pallets be reused, recycled or processed for energy recovery? The rising price of timber may sway your thinking. There’s a fine line between reuse, recycling and energy recovery, mainly down to how much it costs to do each. As the price of timber continues to rise, the reuse of pallets needs to be […]
While it may feel like no progress has been made on the domestic agenda as Brexit remains unresolved, the other topic not far from anyone’s lips is their impact on the environment, and how they can reduce it. Following the broadcast of the landmark documentary Blue Planet II two years ago, a huge area of […]
The celebration of World Values Day on the 18th October, was an opportunity for us to reflect on our values as a business. We believe it is of integral importance that we, as human beings, accept responsibility for the environment we live in and treat it with care and respect. One way we do this […]
It was recently revealed that European Union (EU) targets for wooden packaging recycling have been slashed by over 50 per cent. The original proposed recycling targets were 60% for 2025 and 75% for 2030. These targets have been reduced to 25% and 30% respectively, and it looks as though the UK and other EU-member states […]
Yes, we believe we can! In 2016, only 57 per cent of plastic bottles sold in the UK were collected for recycling. We don’t know about you, but we want to see this figure increase! The government is considering the introduction of a plastic deposit scheme. This ‘reward and return’ scheme will see consumers buy […]
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 […]