Priorswood Recycling Centre recognised for its excellence

Taunton’s Priorswood Recycling Centre was recognised for its excellence this week when it was shortlisted at the prestigious Lets Recycle Awards for Excellence in the best Civic Amenity Site of the Year category.


Pennon announces preliminary results

Today (20 May) Pennon released its unaudited results for the financial year ended 31 March 2015.


Time for Government to step up on waste crime

Viridor has today published its response to a joint consultation on waste crime from Defra and the Welsh Government, to call for Government action to address the problem.


Back to school at Viridor college

In the latest edition of Materials Recycling World (MRW) magazine, Viridor’s HR Regulatory Director, Simon Catford, talks about a pioneering partnership with Edge Hill University and how it is helping the company develop its business leaders of the future. 


Strong progress on corporate responsibility

Viridor, which supports over 100 UK local authorities, public sector partners and some of Britain’s biggest businesses with essential recycling and resource management services, has been awarded a 3 star rank in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).


Sue Ryder gets £1,000 boost from Peterborough

Viridor and its construction partners – BW Volund, Interserve and Fichtner – are working to the highest standards to complete the construction of the Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF). In April they celebrated achieving 300,000 man hours – equivalent to over 34 years – without time lost to accident or injury.


Lanarkshire school’s hat-trick

A Lanarkshire school has scored a hat-trick in a Viridor sponsored eco award and will again represent the region at the ntional final in the Scottish Parliament. Calderglen High School, East Kilbride, were selected by judges to win the Lanarkshire heat of the company’s GO4SET science, technology, engineering and maths programme in...


Pennon Group announce new Chair

Pennon Group, parent company of Viridor and South West Water, has announced that Ken Harvey, who has served as Chairman since March 1997, has decided to retire from the Board on 31 July 2015 following the Company’s 2015 AGM.


Budget crack down on waste criminals

Viridor today (18th March 2015) welcomed the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to crack down on waste criminals whilst noting the missed opportunity to support an industry at a critical point of inflection.


Health and Safety progress for cyclists

Viridor is proud to announce that its commercial fleet in the London area has been fitted with advanced safety technology as part of their commitment to road safety.


New regional director appointed

Viridor is pleased to confirm the appointment of Derek Edwards as South East Regional Director (Recycling and Resources Division) who will be based at the company’s Materials Recycling Facility in Crayford, Kent.


Roger Wins National Business Finance Award

Roger Jones, Management Accountant at Viridor has been named Accountant of the Year at the Business Finance Awards 2015; a national awards scheme organised by Financial Director magazine.