2016 news (Sustainability)

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

Viridor lights up Dunbar Christmas for ERF construction milestone

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

23/11/2016

Community projects to benefit from Beddington ERF

Do you know of a community led organisation or project in South London area? Last month (27 October) Viridor launched the Beddington Community Benefit Fund and officially welcomes applications to share part of the funding pot worth over £975k spread across the 25 years of the partnership between Viridor and the South London Waste...

21/11/2016

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

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

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

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