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Recycling centre’s excellence recognised

Posted 21 May 2015

Viridor's Priorswood Recycling Centre has been recognised for its innovation, quality and performance when it was short listed in the prestigious Let’s Recycle Awards for Excellence in the best Civic Amenity Site of the Year category. Priorswood is one of 16 recycling sites operated by Viridor on behalf o...

Pennon announces preliminary results

Posted 20 May 2015

Today (20 May) Pennon released its unaudited results for the financial year ended 31 March 2015. Viridor Chief Executive, Ian McAulay joined the Pennon Chairman to share the Pennon Group preliminary results with the City at 11.00am. During his presentation Ian spoke about how Viridor has passed the strategi...

Time for Government to step up on waste crime

Posted 15 May 2015

Viridor has today published its response to a joint consultation on waste crime from Defra and the Welsh Government, to call for Government action to address the problem. The response sends a clear message that it’s time for the Government to step-up in supporting the sector, amid fears that resources and w...

Back to school at Viridor college

Posted 13 May 2015

BACK TO SCHOOL AT VIRIDOR COLLEGE In the latest edition of Materials Recycling World (MRW) magazine, Viridor’s HR & Regulatory Director, Simon Catford, talks about a pioneering partnership with Edge Hill University and how it is helping the company develop its business leaders of the future.  A new cla...

Viridor comment: Welsh Environment Bill

Posted 12 May 2015

Viridor, the recycling and renewable energy company behind a £223m investment at Trident Park, Cardiff, today commented on the publication of the Environment (Wales) Bill and cautioned on its potential to damage further investment in Wales. Dan Cooke, Director of External Affairs, said: “Today’s publicat...

HVDM writes for Glass International

Posted 7 May 2015

GIVING THE WORLD’S RESOURCES NEW LIFE In the latest edition of Europe’s largest glass magazine, Glass International, Director of Viridor Resource Management Herman Van Der Meij looks at our £25m investment in the UK’s most advanced glass recycling facility at Newhouse, Scotland. “You can tell there...

Save £500 on your little princess

Posted 6 May 2015

As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome home baby Princess Charlotte they, like many couples, will be tackling the daily duties that come with being new parents, most notably nappies. Sending their best wishes to the happy royal couple, Viridor, Britain’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustain...

Revive launched in West Sussex

Posted 5 May 2015

To mark National Compost Awareness week (4 to 10 May 2015) this week, Viridor is launching its newly branded, locally produced,  soil conditioner compost called ‘Revive’ at all of West Sussex County Council’s 11 Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs) in partnership with West Sussex County Council. The...

Energy plant gets final go-ahead

Posted 28 Apr 2015

Viridor welcomes today’s judicial outcome, confirming due procedure was followed by the London Borough of Sutton when deciding to grant planning permission for the company’s proposed Energy Recovery Facility in Beddington. Speaking on behalf of Viridor, Head of Development Projects Robert Ryan said: “We...

Strong progress on corporate responsibility

Posted 24 Apr 2015

Viridor, which supports over 100 UK local authorities, public sector partners and some of Britain’s biggest businesses with essential recycling and resource management services, has been awarded a 3 star rank in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibi...