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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 […]
In recent years, RPS has been growing rapidly and in order to maintain this and safeguard our prosperous future, this year we will be moving our pallet HQ! The exciting relocation will take us from our current three-acre site in Maltby, near Middlesbrough to a brand new five-acre site in Eaglescliffe. A new streamlined layout […]
The Government published its long-awaited, and highly-anticipated, 25-Year Plan for the Environment earlier this year. In the report, the Government states its aims to deliver cleaner air and water in both our cities and rural landscapes, provide richer wildlife habitats, and perhaps most importantly, use resources from nature more sustainably and efficiently. As a proactive and […]
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 […]
Here at RPS we’re always trying to reduce and reuse as much as possible, after all, we must practice what we preach! That’s why over the last year as part of our commitment to reduce our environmental impact within our supply chain, we’ve steadily been cutting back and focusing on our collections, deliveries and consumable […]
As we’re all aware, June’s snap general election ended in a hung parliament, and it took three weeks for the Conservatives to agree a coalition with the DUP to create a majority government. What we’re interested in, is how does this new found coalition affect the waste industry? Immediately after the general election, Theresa May […]