Welcome

Welcome to the RDF Industry Group website. Here you can find out more about waste-derived fuels and the industry, including what happens 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 33 Across Europe

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

What is the RDF Industry Group?

The RDF Industry Group is comprised of 33 private sector members spanning the waste-derived fuel supply chain, from major UK and European waste management companies through to businesses across the waste-derived fuel logistics supply chain. It provides a platform for the industry to explore the opportunities and issues surrounding the movement of waste derived-fuels across national borders within Europe and related topics. The Group communicates its work to third parties including to governments and other key stakeholders.

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Support for EU Circular Economy Action Plan Amendment

The European Parliament has suggested an amendment to the Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) which calls on the European Commission to “to define a common EU-wide approach for the management of residual municipal waste that is non-recyclable to ensure its optimal treatment”. The RDF Industry Group wholeheartedly supports the European Parliament’s call for the Commission […]

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Code of Practice Report 2020

To ensure the high standards of the Code of Practice (CoP) are upheld, all Group members and signatories are required to report their compliance against relevant CoP stages to the secretariat on an annual basis. The secretariat has summarised this information into the below 2020 CoP Dashboard Report. The report sets out anonymised CoP breaches […]

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2021/2022 Events and Conferences

This document details relevant events and conferences to organisations participating in the waste-derived fuel supply chain. Press the download button and supply a few details about yourself in order to access the document.

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New Member & Group Expansion

We are pleased to welcome Herambiente as a full member of the RDF Industry Group. 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) and […]

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Group Welcomes New Member

The RDF Industry Group is pleased to welcome Marchwood Scientific Services Ltd. as our newest member. Marchwood Scientific Services is a UKAS accredited dioxin analysis laboratory. Their Marchwood site (based near Southampton) specialises in supporting companies operating in the Energy Generation and Waste Management sectors. The site has expertise in the analysis of waste derived fuels such as Refuse […]

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Group Welcomes Returning Member

The RDF Industry Group are pleased to welcome returning member DFDS back to the Group. DFDS is northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company. Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) forms one of DFDS’s main customer segments within the North Sea, with the company offering RDF transport by both sea and road.

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