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 share knowledge and experience, to develop existing relationships and to make new connections.

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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RDF Conference 2018 – Presentation

This is a presentation given by Harriet Parke, from the Group’s secretariat, at the RDF Conference 2018 on ‘Legislative and Operational Brexit Impacts and the Longer Term Market’. It explores the potential impacts of Brexit on RDF exports from the UK. Press the download button and supply a few details about yourself in order to access […]

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RDF Export and the Implications of a No-Deal Brexit – Presentation

This is a presentation given by Bethany Ledingham, from the Group’s secretariat, at the RWM Exhibition 2018 on ‘RDF Export and the Implications of a No-Deal Brexit’. It includes an overview of the RDF market to date and the potential implications of a no-deal Brexit, including the effects on transfrontier shipment notifications,  tariffs and customs […]

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Waste Export: Brexit Briefing Note

The document Waste Export: Brexit Briefing Note details the arguments for RDF export to continue after Brexit. The briefing note makes the argument that as the UK moves towards a more circular economy, RDF exports provide a flexible, and environmentally advantageous treatment route, providing a safety valve for the waste management industry and allowing the UK […]

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Robert Corijn

RDF Industry Group Re-elects Chair

After a successful year in the role, Robert Corijn has been re-elected as Chair of the RDF Industry Group. Robert, Marketing Manager for Attero, has over nine years’ experience in the energy-from-waste industry. He will continue to guide the Group’s work on preparing for Brexit over the coming months. Robert commented: “I look forward to […]

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Exploring Brexit Impacts at the RDF Conference 2018

The RDF Industry Group, represented by Harriet Parke from the secretariat, will be presenting at the RDF Conference on the 28th November 2018. Now in its fifth year, the RDF Conference is a key event for organisations operating in the RDF, SRF and energy from waste sectors. Harriet’s session, entitled ‘Legislative and Operational Brexit Impacts […]

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Discussing Brexit Implications at RWM 2018

The RDF Industry Group, represented by Bethany Ledingham from the secretariat, will be speaking at this year’s RWM exhibition. RWM is the leading recycling, water, energy and waste management event in the UK, and is taking place on the 12th and 13th of September at the NEC in Birmingham. Bethany will be discussing the implications […]

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