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 34 Across Europe

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

What is the RDF Industry Group?

The RDF Industry Group is comprised of 34 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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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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Residual Waste FPP Guidance

The guidance has been compiled by the Group to provide advice on the development of FPPs for residual waste and RDF, and is the only specific guidance of its kind for those operating in the residual waste sector. It was developed in consultation with the Environment Agency to supplement its generic FPP guidance for waste.

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Letsrecycle Live 2019 – Presentation

This is a presentation given by Harriet Parke, from the Group’s secretariat at Letsrecycle Live 2019 on the 23rd May. It is titled ‘RDF and SRF Market Trends’ and explores key market trends for the RDF and SRF industry, as well as future dynamics in response to Brexit uncertainties, an ambitious policy landscape and increasing […]

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Group Launches Dutch Waste Import Tax Briefing Note

The RDF Industry Group has called on the Dutch government to rescind its announcement of a tax of €32 per tonne of waste imported from 1st January 2020. The Group details the arguments against the waste import tax in its new publication: Impacts of the Dutch Waste Import Tax . The Group is warning that […]

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RDF Conference

RDF Conference 2019

The RDF Industry Group is pleased to be teaming up with letsrecycle.com to bring you this year’s RDF Conference on 28th November. This is the first time that the RDF Industry Group has collaborated with letsrecycle on the event, which is now well-established in the RDF, SRF and energy from waste sectors as a key […]

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Group Responds to Dutch Government’s Proposed Taxes

The Dutch government has announced two new tax proposals with the goal of reducing the CO2 emissions associated with waste management. An RDF import tax of €32 per tonne is foreseen as of January 1st 2020 and a CO2 tax of €30 per tonne of CO2, applicable to the tonnage of CO2 that is to […]

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