2015 news (Partnerships)

Work commences in earnest at Beddington Energy Recovery Facility

Viridor welcomed members from the South London Waste Partnership and Lagan Construction Group in December to mark the start of construction of its Energy Recovery Facility at Beddington, South London.

21/12/2015

Viridor helps Oxfordshire’s school children make the right choices

Viridor welcomed teachers and pupils from The Bicester School to its state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley to mark the start of a partnership to help pupils gain invaluable insight into how subjects, such as maths and science, directly link to careers within the recycling, resources and renewable energy sector. The...

17/12/2015

Northern Powerhouse resource network key to stagnating UK recycling

Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies, today (Thursday 26th November 2015) called on the UK to follow the northern powerhouse model for regional resource networks to boost stagnating national recycling rates.

26/11/2015

Viridor supports East Lothian Council unsung heroes

Viridor, the recycling, resources and distributed energy company developing a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) at Dunbar, East Lothian, last night (12th November) presented the East Lothian Council ‘Unsung Hero’ Star Award to Keith Christie of the council’s outdoor education team.

19/11/2015

Viridor Stadium drives up recycling for fans of Taunton Town FC

Viridor is proud to announce their continued sponsorship of local football team, Taunton Town FC.

05/11/2015

Viridor Appointed on £700m Clyde Valley Residual Waste Project

Viridor has been appointed preferred bidder for the £700m Clyde Valley Residual Waste project.

09/10/2015

Viridor’s managers lay solid foundations for the future

Edge Hill University were delighted to welcome the latest cohort of managers from leading UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor to a graduation ceremony earlier in the summer. The Viridor Foundation Degree, accredited by Edge Hill University was initially run in 2012 and is aimed at managers and supervisors who are...

07/09/2015

Viridor talks with Whitbread for RWW

The chief executive of Viridor and the CSR director of hospitality group Whitbread tell Geraldine Faulkner about their views on partnership and discuss the bigger picture – from why innovation and being prepared to fail occasionally are vital, and why a name change from ‘waste’ to ‘resource’ management would be helpful.

10/08/2015

Viridor and Grundon sign a long-term partnership at Ardley ERF

Viridor and Grundon Waste Management have signed a significant contract that will provide Grundon with secure, long-term capacity at our Ardley Energy Recovery Facility.

06/08/2015

Dunbar RNLI Lifeboat 2015

Viridor has again teamed up with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), supporting the charity’s Dunbar station 2015 Lifeboat Day.

23/07/2015

Glasgow RREC 70% milestone

Glasgow’s £154 million state-of-the-art recycling and renewable energy facility in Polmadie reached a significant milestone this month (July 2015), when the 300 strong construction team confirmed that they had finished more than 70 percent of the build. The milestone was marked with the arrival of a £5m Weir Group turbine on site...

22/07/2015

Motherwell school partnership

A local Motherwell primary school had an eco-boost before the summer break as the UK’s largest recycler, Viridor, signed an enterprise partnership with St Brendan’s Primary. The partnership aims to help educate young people about the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

14/07/2015