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

Director of Sustainability & SHEQ

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, has boosted its expert senior UK team with the addition of a new director leading its sustainability, safety, health,  environment and quality functions.Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, has boosted its expert senior UK...

27/07/2015

Green for go at £177m Dunbar ERF

Scotland’s ambitions to become a zero waste nation were today bolstered with the start of construction of Viridor’s new £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) in East Lothian, Scotland.

24/07/2015

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

Materials Recycling Facility portal

Committed to giving the world’s resources new life, Viridor welcomes the publication of the first  tranche of quality data measuring input and output from materials recycling facilities (MRFs) across England and Wales.

21/07/2015

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