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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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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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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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 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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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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