Recycling Processes

Operating out of the heart of London, Kent and Somerset, we are equipped to recycle dry waste. RTS pursues a policy of recovery and reuse first and foremost, focusing on finding recyclable solutions for all processed waste. Only a small amount of material without viable recycling/reuse is considered for RDF.

Inner Our MRF

A Material Recovery Facility (MRF) is a design of processes that flow together to enable waste to be segregated into the different materials with accuracy, ensuring maximum recovery and reuse of every viable kg of waste processed. On-going investment of time and finance into new technology and refinement of extracting quality materials at the MRF enables more recycled materials to enter new markets and sustains the environment by avoiding landfill.

Inner Our MRF 2

Our new MRF located in Kent has been designed to provide efficient material recovery with the wide range of incoming waste, from Commercial and Industrial through to Construction and Demolition.

Incoming waste is pre-sorted using select-a-grab machine, oversize and unsuitable items are put to the side for manual sorting while all other materials are loaded onto the recovery plant.

Through a series of screening machines, air separation units, magnet separators, eddy current separators and manual picking/quality control the waste is segregated into four streams:

Stream 1:     Oversize fraction (100mm +)

Polythene, rigid plastics, wood, paper, cardboard, ferrous and non-ferrous

Stream 2:     Medium Fraction (10mm < 100mm)

Rigid plastics, wood, paper, cardboard, ferrous and non-ferrous

Stream 3:     Heavy Fraction

Stone/brick etc., wood, ferrous and non – ferrous

Stream 4:     Fines (0<10mm)

Soils, glass, small stone, small wood, ferrous and non-ferrous


Environmental Policy (Accredited with ISO 14001: 2004)

An action today is sustainable if it serves our needs today without jeopardising the environment.

RTS Waste Management Ltd has an Environmental Policy that states the use of all good environmental practices in its day-to-day operations;


Our Recycling and Waste Management Services

RTS are determined to be at the forefront of a developing recycling market and therefore to be in a position to provide a variety of recycling options to our clients. Considerable development time is invested in continuously looking at new waste handling and recycling technologies throughout Europe, North America and China.

RTS are proud of their achievements to date and their service reputation. We are now determined to build on our successes by offering unrivalled service and customer choice, developing integrated waste management and recycling services for all of our current and future customers.

We will continue to provide help and guidance through the ever changing landscape of legislation and environmental awareness.

Our Transport Fleet is Reducing Carbon Foot Print


RTS are part of the FTA Freight Transport Association.



The Freight Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a unique, industry-led membership scheme that aims to transform freight delivery in London.  As the capital’s economy relies on the freight sector,

TfL has developed the FORS to help road freight operators become safer, more efficient and more environmentally-friendly.  The aim of the scheme is to drive up standards in London in an innovative way, by celebrating freight operators that provide an example of best practice in their operations.

RTS are pleased to announce we have replaced our fleet and trucks to exceed the Euro 5 legislative requirements imposed in January 2012.