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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Group Represented at Upcoming Industry Conferences

Representatives from the RDF Industry Group are to speak on panels at two upcoming conferences. Andy Jones, Vice Chair of the RDF Industry Group, will be chairing a panel discussion entitled “Fuelling Tomorrow’s Fires: Feedstock Innovation and Evolution” at the World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit in London on May 22nd 2019. The session […]

Group Welcomes Four New Members

The RDF Industry Group welcomed four new members at its first Group meeting of 2019: Biffa, ENVA, HVC and and Willshee’s Waste and Recycling. Biffa is one of the UK’s largest waste management companies. It is also one of the UK’s largest producers of RDF, exporting c.570,000 tonnes per year from its 10 fuel preparation […]

RDF Industry Group Re-elects Chair

After a successful year in the role, Robert Corijn has been re-elected as Chair of the RDF Industry Group. Robert, Marketing Manager for Attero, has over nine years’ experience in the energy-from-waste industry. He will continue to guide the Group’s work on preparing for Brexit over the coming months. Robert commented: “I look forward to […]

Exploring Brexit Impacts at the RDF Conference 2018

The RDF Industry Group, represented by Harriet Parke from the secretariat, will be presenting at the RDF Conference on the 28th November 2018. Now in its fifth year, the RDF Conference is a key event for organisations operating in the RDF, SRF and energy from waste sectors. Harriet’s session, entitled ‘Legislative and Operational Brexit Impacts […]

Discussing Brexit Implications at RWM 2018

The RDF Industry Group, represented by Bethany Ledingham from the secretariat, will be speaking at this year’s RWM exhibition. RWM is the leading recycling, water, energy and waste management event in the UK, and is taking place on the 12th and 13th of September at the NEC in Birmingham. Bethany will be discussing the implications […]

SCA Logistics Joins as New Member

SCA UK Logistics Limited has recently joined the RDF Industry Group, taking the total number of RDF Industry Group members to 32. SCA Logistics is a wholly owned UK subsidiary of Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA), a Swedish Forest Products company with operations in sawmills, graphic paper production, kraft paper production, shipping, terminals, warehousing and logistics. […]