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Viridor secures contract for NHS Trusts in Devon

Posted 23 Jan 2015

Viridor is pleased to announce that following a competitive tendering process it has secured a five year contract to process and treat the waste and recycling for three NHS Trusts in Devon. The work will cover 60 NHS sites across Devon including Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust, South Devon...

South Lanarkshire contract win

Posted 22 Jan 2015

Viridor today (22nd January 2015) confirmed that it has retained an important contract with Scotland’s fifth largest local authority to transform waste across council offices and depots, schools, libraries, day care and community centres. The award by South Lanarkshire Council, to ensure the authority’s e...

GO4SET Glasgow education launch

Posted 15 Jan 2015

Viridor, in partnership with Glasgow City Council, has launched its annual science and technology educational programme, designed to encourage secondary school pupils across Glasgow to consider career opportunities in the green economy. The leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste management ...

Viridor wins Bournemouth contract

Posted 13 Jan 2015

Following a competitive bidding process, Viridor has been awarded the interim contract to process and sell comingled recyclate materials for Bournemouth Borough Council. Beginning in January 2015, the contract will run until the end of July 2016. Kerbside collections from eighteen wards across the Bournemouth...

Fresh thinking on waste policy

Posted 12 Jan 2015

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, today (Mon. 12th January 2015) noted the government’s response to the House of Commons Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee report ‘Waste Management in England’ and called for fresh thinking ...

Incident: Bargeddie Recycling Hub

Posted 5 Jan 2015

06/01/15 12:00 HRS INCIDENT AT BARGEDDIE RECYCLING HUB Viridor confirms that an incident at its Bargeddie Recycling Hub, North Lanarkshire concluded at 17:30 hrs on Monday 5th January 2015 when the last Fire Service tender left the site. Working with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service and the Scottish Env...

The Law on Business Waste is Changing

Posted 5 Jan 2015

On 1st January 2015 new regulations for public and private waste collectors in England and Wales came into force to ensure that opportunities to recycle paper, cardboard, metal, plastic and glass are maximised. Viridor customers already using our recycling service have the peace of mind that we ensure product...

Oxfordshire ERF completes construction

Posted 24 Dec 2014

Viridor is delighted to confirm that its Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Ardley, near Bicester, has been granted its ‘Acceptance Certificate’ marking the end of the EPC contract and completion of the construction phase of the facility. The facility is now fully operational under the management of Virido...

Incident at George Square, Glasgow

Posted 23 Dec 2014

Colin Paterson, Scottish Regional Managing Director of Viridor, today commented on yesterday's tragic incident involving the collision of a city council waste collection vehicle at George Square, Glasgow. Mr. Paterson said:  “Colleagues in Glasgow, across Scotland and throughout Viridor were deeply saddene...

Dunbar ERF contract signed

Posted 22 Dec 2014

Recycling, resources and waste management company Viridor, has signed a three year deal with a consortium of the two major contractors to build a ‘next generation’ Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) just weeks after announcing that work would proceed on the £177m project at Dunbar in East Lothian. Technolog...