About Reverse Vending - RVM Systems

Reverse Vending - RVM Systems automate the recognition, collection and sorting of used beverage containers for recycling or for reuse.

About Reverse Vending

"Reverse Vending - RVM Systems"

With over 32 years experience we are the "Reverse Vending" market leaders in the UK. We are a business to business only company with a vast range of RVM Systems and reverse vending machines.
We installed the FIRST Reverse Vending Machines in the UK over three decades ago.
Today our clients have access to over 1500 fully trained engineers around the UK. We have a dedicated retail team in England,Scotland,Wales and Ireland. We are an International company that specialise in reverse vending RVM systems,design,installation,material recovery and recycling, through its experienced management team in RVM Systems technology,recycling and waste management.


32 Years Experience

We are a UK Company who happen to work globally in the Reverse Vending Industry, we therefore have both product knowledge and most importantly local knowledge. Our management team are experienced in the waste management recycling and the retail sector.

This "proven" technology has been used for over four decades, these fourth Generation Reverse Vending Systems are able to automate the recovery and recycling of thousands of used beverage containers each week.

Recycle and Reward

Reverse Vending ® offer a range of dynamic initiatives designed to increase the value of the recycling experience for the host and the user.We have 32 Years Experience.

There are over 100,000 Reverse Vending Systems installed throughout the Globe.

The History of Reverse Vending

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.
In 1962 an advanced Automatic Bottle Return Machine was designed by Aage Tveitan and manufactured in Norway by his company Arthur Tveitan ASA.
We are the First to install reVend Reverse Vending Machines in numerous Sectors we have more installations in the UK than any competitor.

  • Reverse Vending - RVM Systems

    With over 32 years experience we are the "Reverse Vending" market leaders in the UK. Did you know that even the name is ours ! We own the trademark Reverse Vending® . We are a business to business only company with a vast range of RVM Systems and reverse vending machines.

  • About RVM Systems

    We installed the FIRST Reverse Vending Machines in the UK over three decades ago. Today our clients have access to over 1500 fully trained engineers around the UK. We have a dedicated retail team in England,Scotland,Wales and Ireland..

  • Deposit Return Systems

    For many years Deposit Return Systems have demonstrated return rates from 70% to over 98% of sold used beverage containers. RVM Systems ( Reverse Vending) feature in all modern Deposit Return Systems.

  • RVM Systems

    Our clients are diverse such as government departments, retailers,distributors,brand owners,producers and the beverage industry. Our systems are modular enabling us to provide the ideal solution from a very basic stand -alone solution to a comprehensive high volume "through the wall" rvm system. In Scandinavia (Norway/Finland/Sweden) we have over 5000 RVM Systems installed in the Deposit Return Systems and have installations around the Globe from Dubai to Brazil. We have RVM recovery solutions for both the deposit and non-deposit markets. .


Return to Retail

Automating collection through RVM Systems offers a secure and efficient means to collect used beverage containers.
RVM Systems are able to recognise,collect,compact and help to recycle thousands of containers each day.
We have a vast range of solutions suitable for different types of applications and markets.
We have "proven" solutions from the smallest convenience store to the largest hyper market.

Reverse Vending ClientsWe create long term relationship, we welcome you as our rvm partners.