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 30 Across Europe

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

What is the RDF Industry Group?

The RDF Industry Group is comprised of 30 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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RDF Conference

RDF Conference 2020

The RDF Industry Group is pleased to be teaming up once again with Let’s Recycle to bring you this year’s RDF Conference on Thursday 26th November. Tickets are still available to come along to the virtual event, where you’ll hear from Group members including Andy Jones, Managing Director of Totus Environmental and Group Vice Chair […]

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Group Supports New Approach to EU Customs Clearance

A pragmatic approach to declaring RDF shipments at a symbolic value of EUR 1 is being supported by Group members. In 2019, 2.9 million tonnes of RDF were exported from Great Britain to the EU, providing a vital waste management route which is essential to maintain into 2021 and beyond. Members of the RDF Industry […]

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RDF Industry Group Publishes First Code of Practice Report

Each of the Group’s 31 members reported against their compliance with the Code of Practice in 2019, with only nine minor breaches reported. The RDF Industry Group is committed to sharing good practice across the industry to increase the confidence of both RDF customers and regulators in processes and products, and has published its first […]

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