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 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 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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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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No Deal Preparation report

Defra EU Exit No-Deal Event 2019 – Presentation

This is a presentation given by Bethany Ledingham, from the Group’s secretariat at Defra’s EU Exit No Deal Waste event on the 10th January. It is titled ‘RDF Export: No Deal Preparations’ and explores the potential impacts of a no-deal brexit on the RDF supply chain, as well as highlighting the next steps that should […]

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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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Group Launches Fire Prevention Plan Guidance for Residual Waste

The RDF Industry Group officially launched its sector-specific Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guidance at its members’ meeting in London yesterday. 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 […]

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