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Holyrood Waste Conference 2015

Posted 27 Feb 2015

Viridor has teamed up with Scotland's leading political and public policy journal, Holyrood, to bring together Scotland's leading waste and resource policy makers, regulators and practitioners at a special one-day conference on Thursday 5th March at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.  Join us for our special fringe ...

Comment on Aylesford Newsprint Ltd closure

Posted 27 Feb 2015

Viridor Resource Management (VRM) – the company’s trading arm for recycled commodities - supplies high quality recovered paper (‘news and pams’) to ANL as well as other reprocessors of secondary commodities across the UK, Europe and beyond. Viridor notes the recent statement from ANL of their intentio...

Councils counting the cost of cuts

Posted 24 Feb 2015

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, today (Tuesday 24th February 2015) commented on the latest CIWM / Ricardo-AEA Report ‘Waste of the front line – Challenges and innovations’, echoing the warning that UK councils are counting the cost of cuts i...

Viridor sponsors Dunbar SciFest

Posted 19 Feb 2015

Viridor has announced sponsorship of the 2015 Dunbar SciFest as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), aimed at encouraging secondary school pupils across East Lothian to consider career opportunities in the green economy. The leading resources, recycling and renewa...

Viridor Chief backs investing in Perth

Posted 18 Feb 2015

The Chief Executive of one of the UK’s largest resources, recycling and renewable energy companies this week backed Perth as an international investment location. Mr. Ian McAulay, Chief Executive of FTSE 250 Pennon Group’s resources arm, Viridor, backed the city on a visit to the firm’s £23m waste elec...

Viridor response re Beddington ERF

Posted 17 Feb 2015

Viridor has been informed that confidential documents relating to the contractual process were published on the Kingston Council website. The published report included information regarding Viridor’s options on how to proceed with the project, should the cost of meeting restrictions placed by planning permi...

Need for new economic realism

Posted 9 Feb 2015

Following the publication of last week’s DEFRA’s report: ‘Resource Management: A catalyst for growth and productivity ’, Viridor Chief Executive Ian McAulay has written exclusively for the industry’s leading news site, Letsrecycle.com on the need for “new economic realism” in the resources secto...

Scottish Young Recycler of the Year

Posted 6 Feb 2015

Viridor’s Katie Ferrie has been named as Scottish Young Recycler of the Year at the Scottish Government’s Scottish Resources Awards. A graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University, Ms. Ferrie is employed at the firm’s Scottish HQ at EuroCentral, Lanarkshire as Scottish Strategic Sales Delivery Manager. Fer...

Over £5 million boost to the local economy

Posted 4 Feb 2015

Viridor is delighted to announce that during the construction of Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), over £5million has been spent in the local area to date. Viridor aims to provide an economic boost to the local economy by working in close partnerships with nearby suppliers, services and amenities....

Viridor wins Lewisham recycling contract

Posted 3 Feb 2015

Viridor is pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract to process and sell dry recyclate materials from the London Borough of Lewisham. Beginning in December 2014, the contract will run for twelve months. The London Borough of Lewisham will collect and transport kerbside recycling materials to Vir...