Welcome

Welcome to the RDF Industry Group website. Here you can find out more about RDF and the industry, including what happens to RDF across the supply chain, about those involved in the Group, and about what the Group has been doing to represent the industry to key stakeholders.

The RDF Industry Group works collectively to provide a platform to address issues faced by the sector and to explore new opportunities. The Group also provides a networking platform for members to make new connections, develop existing relationships and share knowledge and experience.

For more information about the RDF Industry Group, our members and our work, or how to become a member, please browse through this website.

What is RDF?

Current RDF Industry Group members 31 Across Europe

UK’s residual waste exported for treatment 14% (2016)

What is the RDF Industry Group?

The RDF Industry Group is comprised of 31 private sector members spanning the RDF supply chain, from major UK and European waste management companies through to businesses across the RDF logistics supply chain. It provides a platform for the industry to explore the opportunities and issues surrounding the export of RDF from the UK and Republic of Ireland to mainland Europe. The Group communicates its work to third parties including to governments and other key stakeholders.

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Code of Practice Report 2019

This document is the first annual dashboard report for the RDF Industry Group’s Code of Practice (CoP). The reporting took place over 2019 and shows the anonymised breaches of the CoP reported by members against the relevant stages of the supply chain and regulations. The dashboard report also shares good practice recommendations for avoiding future […]

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Group Membership Options

This document details the different membership types the Group offers. If you would like to become a member, please apply in writing at rdfindustrygroup@eunomia.co.uk, stating the type of membership you wish to apply for. Press the download button and supply a few details about yourself in order to access the document.

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Impacts of the Proposed Dutch Waste Import Tax

The document Impacts of the Proposed Dutch Waste Import Tax calls on the Dutch government to scrap its proposed waste import tax because it will lead to greater greenhouse gas emissions, as RDF from the UK and Republic of Ireland (ROI) is sent to landfill instead. The briefing note sets out that for each tonne of […]

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Decarbonising the RDF Supply Chain: Opportunities Moving Forward

Market outlook for the RDF industry The RDF Industry Group has already made an enormous contribution to carbon savings and is now seizing new opportunities to further decarbonise residual waste treatment. Originally, the Group’s focus centred on the production and shipment of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from the United Kingdom (UK) and the Republic of […]

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Group Welcomes First Affiliate Member

At the start of 2021, the RDF Industry Group welcomed Herambiente as its first affiliate member. Herambiente, which is predominately controlled by the Hera Group, is the largest company within the Italian waste treatment sector. Herambiente treats approximately 6.6 million tons of waste annually across its 90 plants (of which 10 are waste to energy) […]

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Robert Corijn

Robert Corijn Re-Elected as Chair of RDF Industry Group

RDF Industry Group members have re-elected Robert Corijn for a fourth term as Chair of the Group, with Andy Jones also reprising his role as Vice-Chair for 2021. Robert is Marketing Manager for Attero B.V., one of the leading Dutch waste management companies, and over the last three years Robert has been instrumental in guiding […]

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