Author Archives: RDC

Heat your home with recycled fizzy drinks cans

Zero running cost 100% green energy producing instant heat? Isn’t this what we’d all like? It doesn’t matter what side of the debate you’re on this is one solution for two problems and the compensation is a lifetime of free … Continue reading

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RDC is hiring!

Due to continued growth RDC, the UK’s largest IT Disposal company is looking for a number of people to fill exciting roles throughout the business. Current roles being sought include: Business Development Manager International Service Co-ordinator Social Media Executive Service … Continue reading

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WEEE Directive Recast

The EU WEEE Directive has been reviewed or in EU speak “recast”. In the UK, the Department of Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) have just concluded a consultation on their proposals to transpose the Recast WEEE Directive into UK laws. … Continue reading

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NHS Surrey fined £200,000 after losing patients’ records

NHS Surrey has been fined £200,000 by data regulators over the loss of sensitive information of more than 3,000 patients. Thousands of children’s patient records were found on a second-hand NHS computer that was auctioned on eBay reports the BBC.

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Hazardous Waste – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

What is hazardous waste? The environment agency state wastes will fall into one of three categories, those that are: Always hazardousfor example, lead acid batteries or fluorescent tubes. Never hazardousfor example edible oil May, or may not, be hazardous and … Continue reading

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Grass, Greaseproof Paper, Growbags, Jiffy Bags and Jigsaw Puzzles – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

Tear and scrunch greaseproof paper and mix it with other paper. Same with grass, scrunched paper, card, wood-chip all help to aerate and accelerate the composting process. If the Jiffy Bag is damaged beyond reuse remove any plastic and the … Continue reading

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New Corporate Video Featuring the 22 Acre Premises Dedicated to IT Disposal

RDC have released the following new video describing the services offered from their Braintee, Essex premises. RDC, the world’s largest waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE), IT Disposal and refurbishment centre, provide an interesting glimpse of the inner workings of … Continue reading

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Glass Panes – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

Window panes are a pane-in-the-glass if you will excuse the pun. It’s dangerous, difficult to transport and cannot be recycled with other glass items such as bottles and jars. The cost of replacing glass panes is expensive but the majority … Continue reading

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PAS 141 and the Importance of the Reuse Sector to the UK

Chris Pook, head of the Green Economy Team at the Department of Business Innovation and Skills, joined RDC the UK’s leading IT disposal company, for the launch of PAS 141, the new reuse standard for electrical equipment. Mr Pook told … Continue reading

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PAS 141 control of illegal export of WEEE by Mat Crocker of the Environment Agency

Mat Crocker, Head of Illegals & Waste at the Environment Agency, introduces his department. “The combination of illegals and waste into one department is because we are serious about tackling organised crime which undercuts legitimate business and impacts investment plans.” … Continue reading

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