2015 news (Landfill)

The Scotsman Interview : Ian McAulay

Viridor CEO talked recently to The Scotsman : ‘Scotland’s National Newspaper’ about transforming waste, commodity markets and why he prefers a book to a Kindle.

14/12/2015

Why the black stuff can boost recycling.

The black stuff.  It’s the subject of global speculation, price fluctuation and can make or break a nation.  But it’s the other black stuff – and not that served by the pint in Dublin’s Temple Bar – that’s got the resource sector fixated.

01/12/2015

Financing waste infrastructure – Chris Jonas at national conference

Viridor Director of Business Development, Chris Jonas, was a keynote speaker at the recent ‘financing waste infrastructure’ conference organised by the Environmental Services Association, London Waste Recycling Board, and Addleshaw Goddard.

30/11/2015

BBC National News – Viridor transforming food waste

“We can take that material and squeeze the energy out of it so that people, by recycling their food waste, are actually helping keep the lights on.”  That was the message from Viridor’s Director of External Affairs, Dan Cooke, speaking to BBC as part of a package broadcast on BBC 6 O’Clock News, 10 O’Clock News, BBC Radio 4 PM and...

27/11/2015

GO4SET education launch in Moray

School teams from Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray eagerly attended the launch of the Go4SET competition. This annual competition encourages pupils to gain an understanding of how maths, science, engineering and technology (STEM) is a central part of the world around them and gives an insight into future careers.

12/11/2015

Viridor completes sale of Whitehead landfill

Viridor has completed the sale and transfer of its Whitehead landfill restoration, Wigan, to commercial property developer, NPL Group.

27/10/2015

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

Charging for plastic bags : Viridor talks to BBC 5 Live

Since the widespread introduction of plastic bags for high-street shoppers in the 1960s, plastic carrier bags have taken over. Last year alone over 7.6 billion carrier bags were handed out.

05/10/2015

Merseyside RWA win for Viridor

Merseyside’s local economy received a boost last month as operations started on a new residual waste contract between leading UK waste management company Viridor and Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA).

13/08/2015

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 welcomes UN’s new sustainable development goals

Viridor reinforces commitment to work with the Government on the EU’s Circular Economy package

07/08/2015

Bags of BBC breakfast fun

An audience of 6.8m viewers watched BBC One’s flagship ‘Breakfast’ programme last week as it broadcast from the site of Viridor’s £177m Dunbar energy recovery facility (ERF) and landfill.

29/07/2015