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RVS A Contender For Resource Revolution Award

Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS) has been shortlisted as a contender for a Resource Revolution Award 2013 in the Closed Loop Exemplar category.

A leading provider of quality used and re-manufactured refuse vehicles, RVS specialises in revitalising second hand dust-carts, stripping them down and replacing or repairing worn or defective parts to provide high quality ‘as new’ vehicles that are a fraction of the cost of a new vehicle but offer the same longevity.

Following the ‘Closed Loop’ model by using the potential waste of one vehicle to rebuilt another; RVS has saved and prolonged the life of over 150 vehicles in the past two years, equivalent to approximately 1400 tons of raw materials.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation recently showcased RVS as an excellent example of the Circular Economy with a case study about the company’s activities on its website -

The winners of the Resource Revolution Awards 2013 will be announced at a prestigious ceremony in central London on 10 May.

For more information about RVS tel 01453 899 131, email, visit

About RVS

Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS) was established to provide a viable, cost effective alternative to refuse vehicles direct from manufacturers. Based in Gloucestershire, RVS can ‘re-manufacture to order’ any specification of refuse vehicle.  RVS also stocks a comprehensive range of quality used spare parts for all makes and models of refuse vehicles, hook lifts and bin lifting equipment.  For more information call 01453 899 131, email or visit

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RVS A Contender For Resource Revolution Award