2016 news (Energy recovery facilities)

Shailesh Vara explores energy recovery in Peterborough

In November Shailesh Vara, Member of Parliament for North West Cambridgeshire, visited the Viridor Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Fengate, Peterborough to see how Viridor transforms non-recyclable black-bag waste into enough renewable energy to power 15% of the City. The visit completed a successful month for the innovative...

15/12/2016

Viridor commits to Avonmouth Energy Recovery Facility investment

Avonmouth ERF is currently under construction.Viridor this week announced its intention to proceed with the Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Avonmouth, on the outskirts of Bristol. The announcement was contained in half year results released by parent company, Pennon on 25th November.

25/11/2016

Supporting the drive to a circular city as Peterborough ERF shortlisted

Viridor’s cutting-edge Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Fengate, Peterborough has made the final cut at this year’s Public Sector Sustainability awards for the partnership between the leading recycler and Peterborough City Council to transform non-recyclable household waste into energy to power around 16,000 homes.

31/10/2016

Lakeside Energy from Waste facility

Viridor today (25th October 2016) responded to the announcement by Rt. Hon. Charles Grayling MP of government approval for a third runway at Heathrow Airport, London.

26/10/2016

Dunbar charity boost for safe working hours milestone

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has reached a major health and safety milestone in the delivery of its new £177m Energy Recover Facility (ERF), currently under construction at Dunbar in East Lothian.

18/10/2016

Viridor wins ten year plan for South Lanarkshire residual waste

Post-recycling black bag waste from South Lanarkshire Council is set to be transformed in a new partnership with recycling and waste management company Viridor.

07/09/2016

Leadership lessons from Welsh resource boost

Viridor has today called on the UK to look to the leadership shown by Welsh Government and local authorities who today announced a boost in Welsh recycling and landfill diversion performance.

25/08/2016

Discover hidden Beddington: Community open days at the Farmlands

Bird Watchers Paradise, in partnership with the Beddington Farmland Bird Group and MKA Ecology – Tuesday 23rd August – 10.00 13.00

08/08/2016

Exploring hidden places: Opening the doors on Peterborough’s war on waste

OPEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER:

25/07/2016

Ardley ERF inspires more minds in Oxfordshire

In late June, Viridor welcomed nine school students from the nearby Bicester School to the Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) to participate in the Facility’s first Work Experience Week offering students the chance to gain invaluable employability skills along with showcasing the real world applications and the reasons for...

04/07/2016

Beddington ERF rewards local hospice with safe working

St Raphaels Hospice in Sutton has received a donation of £1,000 thanks to safe working practices at the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) construction site.

20/06/2016

Trident Park inspires learning outside the classroom in Cardiff

Every day the Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility transforms non-recycled waste from nine local councils into vital renewable energy and part of the facility is dedicated to welcoming the local community and school children from across South Wales to learn about how unwanted waste can become a resource and now over 2000 people have...

29/05/2016