Charging up enthusiasm in the next generation of engineers at Ardley Energy Recovery Facility

A team of pupils from The Bicester School, Oxfordshire, have won the Students’ Choice award and successfully received a commendation in the Engineering Education Scheme Oxfordshire regional final earlier this month, following a project in partnership with Viridor. For their project the pupils set out to understand how the Energy...

16/05/2016

Alan Cumming keynote at All-Energy 2016

Viridor’s Director of Capital Projects, Alan Cumming, delivered a keynote address to the All-Energy 2016 conference on Thursday 5th May.

06/05/2016

Moving into restoration Calne landfill finishes with waste

Calne landfill site in Wiltshire, last week (15 April) accepted it’s last load of waste. The site has offered a safe and essential waste disposal service since 1992, and has taken over 5 million tonnes of residual waste from the surrounding area. As Leading UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor made the next step in it’s...

22/04/2016

Reaping the rewards of restoration at Dimmer

Following on from the recent success of achieving the Wildlife Trust’s Biodiversity Benchmark at the Wootton Landfill site in Northamptonshire, Viridor were once again congratulated by the accreditors for the restoration and land management work at the Dimmer Landfill site in Somerset.

21/04/2016

Viridor’s responsible business strategy recognised

In addition to boosting sustainable resource management for the UK’s leading businesses and public partners, Viridor has again been recognized for its own responsible business strategy.

20/04/2016

Scottish resource networks: A recycling opportunity not to be missed

Transforming Scotland’s manufacturing and low-carbon economies and encouraging investment needs fresh thinking on resource security.  One of the biggest business risks to international investors, resource scarcity is recognised in Scottish Government’s ‘Safeguarding Scotland’s Resources’ strategy.

20/04/2016

Clive Betts MP marks £2m Sheffield investment in glass recycling

CLIVE BETTS MP MARKS £2MILLION SHEFFIELD INVESTMENT IN GLASS RECYCLING

18/04/2016

Official Opening for Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility

On Wednesday (16 March) the Rt Hon Lord Mawhinney Kt opened Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility, the latest ERF to be delivered by Viridor. The ERF enables the City of Peterborough to divert 85,000 tonnes of residual (black bag) waste from landfill each year, recovering vital energy, and also offering the city another important...

16/04/2016

Viridor’s Peterborough ERF shortlisted for National Recycling Awards

Viridor’s newest Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), the recently opened £72m Fengate facility, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The state-of-the-art plant is one of the most efficient in the UK and will reduce the amount of carbon the city produces by 10,000 tonnes per year, making a significant contribution to a...

04/04/2016

Developing a haven for wildlife in Wootton

Leading recycling and renewable energy company Viridor has successful attained the Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark at the Wootton landfill site, Northamptonshire, symbolising the commitment to restoring and enhancing the natural environment once operations cease at their nationwide portfolio of landfill sites. The...

30/03/2016

Young stars making their mark with Viridor

Twenty-three students from across the UK are learning new skills in green energy, recycling, resources and finance as part of a £1.8bn investment in next generation recycling and energy recovery infrastructure.

18/03/2016

Viridor backs Lothians schools STEM challenge

VIRIDOR BACKS LOTHIANS SCHOOLS STEM CHALLENGE

17/03/2016