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Here at RPS, we care about waste, and we want to know why you do too. In 2018, a number of environmental groups called on the Government to tackle a growing “packaging waste mountain”, following worrying waste and recycling figures from Defra. UK recycling rates are stalling across all industries and all materials and there […]
This year’s RWM exhibition should be an interesting one, particularly the recent legislative changes to reclassify some waste packaging as non-waste. RWM, which is taking place at Birmingham’s NEC from 12-14 September, is the leading annual event for anyone operating in the waste, energy, recycling and water sectors. RPS is proud to be exhibiting to more […]
In the first ‘what a load of old rubbish’ blog, we learned how the Romans were experienced at recycling waste materials into new products, for example bronze and glass. They were also well organised at sorting and storing waste efficiently at sites such as Monte Testaccio in Rome. Now we’re turning our attention to the […]
It was a momentous day yesterday for the future of the Circular Economy Package as the EC reported its outlined key initiatives in their Work Programme for 2017. The Circular Economy Package was adopted on 2nd December 2015 with the intention to focus on the full life cycle of products, from design to waste management. […]
Based in the picturesque village of Ravensworth, near Richmond, Ravensworth Nurseries has thrived for over 50 years. We’re delighted to have had the privilege of working with this family-run business, which produces bedding and pot plants, for over four years sending the garden nursery over 1000te of scrap wooden pallets each year for responsible energy […]
It’s happened. Britain has chosen to leave the EU. However, the successful Brexit campaign may create uncertainty within the waste management industry. What is clear is it is very unclear what will happen to Britain’s existing resource legislation and targets. The vast majority of UK resource management legislation is led by the EU, including policies […]