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

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

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

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

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

Boosting recycling at River Cottage Fair

River Cottage’s Spring Food Fair achieved 72% recycling by serving all food on compostable packaging. Aiming to beat the UK event average of 15%, River Cottage trialled UK company Vegware’s compostable packaging and recycling support. After the three-day event, 680kg of used takeaway packaging was composted with food and green waste...

04/08/2016

Lewisham recycling taps into London resource network

Lewisham Council has become the latest London council to partner with leading UK recycler Viridor to maximise its recycling rates. The partnership will see around 18,000 tonnes of recycled material collected from households across Lewisham each year to be processed and sold by Viridor.

01/08/2016

Coffee Cups and Red Herrings?

Recyclable coffee cups and reduced packaging are a good start but more must be done to bridge the gap between producers and recyclers.

29/07/2016

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

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

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25/07/2016