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Viridor and East Sussex County Council agree £20m contract

Viridor has been awarded the contract to process around 50,000 tonnes of East Sussex County Council’s dry mixed recyclables per annum.

21/06/2019

Viridor and Somerset West and Taunton Council celebrate Cricket World Cup

Viridor and Somerset West and Taunton Council are looking to bowl over cricket fans with an eye-catching piece of original artwork which sends a powerful messaging on recycling and sustainability.

04/06/2019

Recycling Seaweed into nutrient-rich fertilizer

Viridor Key Account Manager Lee Gomersall (centre) with Dave Bragg, of Bragg Contracting (left) and Tamar Crossings General Manager David List.  

04/06/2019

Ground-breaking South West project sees Viridor power plastic recycling with non-recyclable waste

The FTSE 250 Pennon Group, parent company of Viridor, the UK’s biggest recycling company, has announced a ground-breaking project which will harness the electricity created from non-recyclable waste at its £252 million energy recovery facility at Avonmouth, near Bristol, to power a new £65 million plastic recycling plant.

30/05/2019

New Viridor partnership sees additional 5,000 tonnes of plastic reprocessed in UK

Viridor has agreed a two-year contract with a UK plastics company to reprocess around 5,000 tonnes of recycling sacks, shopping bags and film each year, material which would have otherwise been sent abroad to develop end-of-waste products.

23/05/2019

Bringing energy recovery to life: Beddington Virtual Visitors Centre goes online

Members of the community are now able to explore the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility from the comfort of their sofa or on-the-go through their smartphone as the interactive Viridor Virtual Visitor Centre goes live.

09/04/2019

Viridor partners with Forest Holidays to recycle more complex materials

Viridor and Forest Holidays have agreed on a nationwide total waste management contract across Forest Holidays’ 10 locations as part of a new partnership to boost recycling.

03/04/2019

New scheme drives graduate recruitment at Viridor

Viridor has more than quadrupled its graduate intake with the development of a new scheme designed to attract and retain top talent into the waste sector.

29/03/2019

Viridor on the hunt for apprentice to power next generation of talent at Dunbar ERF

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and low-carbon energy company, is looking for a new apprentice to join its team at its industry-leading energy recovery facility (ERF) in Dunbar.

13/03/2019

Viridor secures £548,000 grant for pilot project to extract water from landfill leachate

Viridor and a UK water purification company have secured government support for a pilot project to demonstrate how to harness landfill gas energy to extract water from the leachate produced at a Devon landfill site.

13/03/2019

Viridor powering next generation of women into STEM

Scotland’s leading recycling and low-carbon energy company took part in an event hosted by the East Kilbride Group Training Association (EKGTA) this week to encourage more girls into careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths).

13/03/2019

Viridor and Somerset Waste Partnership extend contract to 2031

Viridor and Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) have agreed a nine-year, £80 million extension of their comprehensive waste management contract to 2031.

05/03/2019