Month: April 2020

RDF Industry Group Response to COVID-19

The flow of RDF from the UK to off-take facilities in Europe is continuing, with the industry overall functioning well. RDF export is a vital part of the waste management system and plays a significant role in the management of the UK’s residual waste, which must continue unhindered to maintain public and environmental health. Off-take […]

Dutch Import Tax Impacts RDF Export to the Netherlands

The Dutch government announced in June 2019 the introduction of a waste import tax to take effect from 1st January 2020.  Ever since the announcement of the tax, tonnages of RDF exported from England into the Netherlands have shown a significant decrease. Data from England shows that tonnages have dropped below 100,000 tonnes since August […]