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Recycling has never been more present in our society than it is today. Developed countries place a strong emphasis on the process from individual homes to public institutions and private businesses. Campaigns for an increased emphasis on recycling are very frequent and supported by the entire mass-media, reaching whole populations and enjoying higher rates of […]
When we look at the world we live in and the impact we have on the environment, no two people have the same perspective. However, the human race appears to be gradually coming to terms with the fact that we need to start making positive changes to the way in which we utilise the natural […]
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, […]
Winning the award In January RPS won the BOC Industrial Environmental Award at the annual NEPIC Awards. The basis of the award entry focused on how RPS reduced their wood waste costs and found a more sustainable option for its recovery. The awards were announced on Friday 17th January at Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield. As part […]
The concept There are currently in excess of 45 million printer cartridges going into UK landfill every year. Of this amount under 20% is recycled or reused. Considering the cartridges and toners are refillable and can be reused it seems shocking that less than a fifth is currently going down this route. Integrated Office Systems […]
To ensure that RPS reduce, and ultimately remove, their general waste to landfill we are aiming to have zero to landfill status by the end of Q1-2012. There is already a great deal of waste that RPS recycles, for example all scrap wooden pallets and timber is chipped and turned into fuel briquettes. Also, all […]