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

Scottish Resources Conference

As Scotland’s recycling, resources and distributed energy leader, Viridor is giving the world’s resources new life.

01/10/2015

Dunbar jobs & business boost

The Dunbar economy is set for a real economic boost as technology and construction partners on Viridor’s new £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) announced details of their jobs fair and meet the buyer events next week.

21/09/2015

Chris Jonas Appointed Director of Business Development

Viridor confirms that Chris Jonas has been appointed Director of Business Development.  In his new role, Mr. Jonas will be responsible for research and analysis, strategic planning, MA projects, and public sector development across the company’s core recycling and resources and distributed energy divisions.

10/09/2015

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

Scottish Government opens £25m glass centre

The environmental credentials of Scotland’s largest export took a significant step forward today as Scottish Cabinet Secretary, Richard Lochhead MSP, opened the UK’s most advanced glass recycling facility at Newhouse, North Lanarkshire.  The facility, a £25m investment by Scotland’s leading resources and recycling company, Viridor,...

01/09/2015

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

Peterborough ERF Commissioning Update: Steam Blowing

LATEST UPDATE FROM SITE – Friday 28 August @ 0800

07/08/2015

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

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