We are the UK "Reverse Vending " Market Leaders

RVM Systems UK management team have over 33 years “Reverse Vending” and Deposit Return” experience.

Our UK team have worked in most Deposit Return Schemes around the World, we are a UK team with offices in Edinburgh, London and Reading. Our advisors have decades of experience and our technicians and engineers have worked for many years with Reverse Vending Systems and retailers.

We have assisted and advised Government Departments, Brand owners , NGO’s , producers and retailers in the UK over the last two decades.

We welcome visitors to our Large Offices and showroom in Broxburn , Edinburgh, please contact us today!

RVM Systems acquired UK’s leading “Reverse Vending Company” Reverse Vending Corporation in early 2017.

RVM Systems acquired Finland’s leading “Reverse Vending Company” Bevesys Finland OY in early 2009. Bevesys Oy was established in April 1998.

Brief History

We installed the First Reverse Vending Machines (RVM's) in numerous Sectors:

  • First RVM installed in Wales
  • First RVM installed in a University
  • First RVM installed in a Hospital
  • First to use a mobile app (reVend)
  • First to open offices in Scotland
  • First to install in IKEA
  • First to recycle 2.5 million containers
  • First to work with Tesco & Sainsbury's
  • First to work with Morrisons and Iceland Foods
  • First to recycle 1 million containers recycled with 1 machine
  • Scotland's First Reverse Vending Machine
  • First to install RVM in a supermarket in Scotland
  • First to win Green Apple Award in Scotland
  • First to install RVM's with Morrison’s
  • First to install in Northern Ireland (Iceland Foods)
  • First install in Skyscraper
  • First Supermarket installation in UK

History of “Reverse Vending” Globally

The first patent for a “Empty Container Return and Handling Machine” with a coin return mechanism was filed in America on 13th September 1920 by Elmer M Jones and Sue Walker Vance.

The First working Bottle Return Machine was invented and manufactured by "Wicanders" from Sweden used in the late 1950's.


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