What is RDF?

Refused Derived Fuel, or RDF, is a fuel produced from a range of waste, including municipal, commercial and industrial waste. RDF waste is used in CHP facilities across Europe where the waste generates energy to produce electricity and heat for local residents and businesses.

 

RDF Specification

  • Bales – plastic tied bales with a minimum of six layers of plastic wrap, 1 tonne bales measuring approximately 1.1 x 1.1 x 1.4m
  • Loose waste – processed waste collected loose
  • CV to be typically 8 – 14 Mj/kg
  • Fraction size to be typically <300mm