2016 news (Environment)

Alan Whitehead MP explores how West Sussex supports the circular economy

Last week Dr. Alan Whitehead, Member of Parliament for Southampton Test, visited the cutting-edge Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in West Sussex to explore how kerbside recycling is processed into high-quality materials to be made into tomorrow’s new products.

28/11/2016

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

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

Viridor Plantlife partnership to save endangered wild flowers

New collaboration with Plantlife to help save UK native species

21/09/2016

One Planet Opportunity

Viridor today (21st September) backed the Scottish EPA’s (SEPA’s) new One Planet Prosperity regulatory strategy.  Martin Grey, Head of Media Relations and Public Affairs, talks exclusively to Herald Scotland.

21/09/2016

Cafe Viridor Recycles Coffee Cups

With one of Europe’s largest sustainability events set to get underway today (13th September) in Birmingham, Café Viridor – the social hub of RWM will for the first time recycle all the disposable coffee cups collected during the event.

13/09/2016

National Recycling Week : Listening to local communities

At the launch of National Recycling Week, Viridor teams across the UK are heading back to the front line of the war on waste to listen to local communities.  Directors and senior managers from one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies are working at Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC’s) across...

12/09/2016

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

Invest in right stuff, right bin to cut contamination

Viridor has today called on Defra and English local councils to review ‘waste’ management models and to invest in educating consumers everywhere about why cutting waste contamination matters. The call came following a BBC freedom of information request, which showed the amount of household rubbish being rejected for recycling in...

23/08/2016

Rebecca Pow backs Taunton recyclers

In late July Rebecca Pow, Member of Parliament for Taunton Deane, rolled up her sleeves and spent an afternoon with UK leading recycler Viridor, visiting the Taunton Recycling Centre, Reuse Shop and HQ on the front line of British recycling.

09/08/2016