2016 news (Our company)

Sky News visits Viridor as we help Santa recycle

Leading international news network, Sky News, visited Viridor yesterday to check out how our team at Ford materials recycling facility (MRF) in West Sussex, were helping Santa recycle.

29/12/2016

Viridor backs Bargeddie good causes

Scotland’s leading recycler, Viridor, has this week announced its support to a number of good causes within the Bargeddie area with a bumper boost for the community’s youngsters.

12/12/2016

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

Ardley ERF recognised for contribution to Oxfordshire’s landscape

The Viridor Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Ardley, Oxfordshire, was recognised last week at the annual Oxford Preservation Trust awards for its contribution to serving the residents of Oxford and the wider county along with its unique design inspired by the history of the surrounding Oxfordshire landscape.

11/11/2016

Viridor nominated for inaugural One Planet Business Award

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has been shortlisted for a top sustainability award at one of the most prestigious events in the Scottish business community’s calendar.

24/10/2016

A brand new Viridor

Viridor announces today (20.10.16) that it will be transforming its brand identity as part of a rebrand of the companies within the Pennon Group.

20/10/2016

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

New partnership opens up wild Taunton for everyone

Viridor has renewed its partnership with the Somerset Wildlife Trust to support their urban wildlife project, The Routes to the River Tone, to bring people closer to wildlife in Taunton. The partnership, now entering its second year, will hold a programme of activities engaging Viridor employees and the communities of Taunton,...

23/09/2016

Ian McAulay stepping down as CEO of Viridor; Phil Piddington appointed Managing Director of Viridor

Ian McAulay is stepping down as CEO of Viridor and from the Pennon Board to pursue other opportunities. Phil Piddington has been appointed as Managing Director of Viridor with effect from today. Phil will report to Chris Loughlin, CEO of Pennon.

01/09/2016

Fatal incident at Milton Keynes MRF

Viridor confirmed the death of a 42 year-old male at its Milton Keynes Materials Recycling Facility, Buckinghamshire on Monday 8th August.

15/08/2016

Safe Working helps Manchester Children’s hospital

Two of Viridor’s composting sites were thrilled to merge their contribution and donate a total of £1,130 to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital providing specialist healthcare services for children and young people throughout the North West as well as nationally and internationally.

28/07/2016

Viridor donation offers swift support for Taunton school

Last week the Heathfield Community School in Taunton welcomed representatives from leading UK recycler Viridor to present a cheque for £500 as part of the company’s charitable donations scheme. The school’s Eco-Team, drawn from students in years 7-9, was keen to continue building swift nesting boxes for use at their school as part of...

26/07/2016