2017 news

Viridor helps local stars to shine in Bargeddie

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, has pledged its support to the much-loved local charity, Shining Stars ASN Theatre School, throughout 2018.

19/12/2017

Beddington’s latest habitat creation now underway

Work is now underway at the 120Ha Beddington Farmlands, Sutton, to create a new wet grassland habitat as part of the ongoing restoration management programme for the landfill site. Earlier in the year infrastructure to support this habitat was installed and now excavation work is taking place to dig down to the water table before...

15/12/2017

One million tonnes of rubbish transformed into energy at Ardley ERF

Viridor and Oxfordshire County Council have marked the one-millionth tonne of residual waste received at the Ardley Energy Recovery Facility this week (11 December 2017), all of it used to create valuable renewable energy.

12/12/2017

Viridor and Lewes District Council sign new contract

Viridor and Lewes District Council have signed a new contract which will see the Crayford Material Recycling Facility receive an estimated 7,000tpa of co-mingled with glass recyclate.

01/12/2017

AVONMOUTH ERF DELIVERING BENEFITS TO THE LOCAL ECONOMY

Construction at Viridor’s Avonmouth Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) is making strong progress with local suppliers now helping to cement the foundations of the £252m project. As part of Viridor’s commitment to delivering benefits to local businesses, Viridor has now spent over £1.5m within 20 miles of the Avonmouth site with...

27/11/2017

Viridor announces new Lidl Exeter partnership

Viridor has announced a new partnership with Lidl to provide general, wood, plastic and hazardous waste services to the £55 million Lidl Exeter Distribution Centre.

22/11/2017

Viridor becomes patron of Barnstaple & District Chamber of Commerce

Viridor, one of the UK’s biggest recycling and renewable energy companies, has joined forces with the Barnstaple District Chamber of Commerce, becoming a patron to support its efforts as a powerful voice for the business community.

22/11/2017

Viridor lights up West Barns for Christmas

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, is bringing some early festive cheer to West Barns by helping light up the village high street with brand new Christmas lights.

21/11/2017

Viridor, Grundon and Lakeside join forces to focus on providing STEM education to local schoolchildren

The Lakeside Energy from Waste Facility (EfW) welcomed five local schools to Colnbrook when it hosted an event managed by the Engineering Development Trust – an organisation sponsored by HRH, the Prince of Wales.

16/11/2017

Viridor, Kent County Council and Wastebuster share lessons in recycling

A Gravesham school has won a £500 prize and has been named a county recycling champion after topping the leader board in a home recycling challenge.  More than 100 schools across Kent were involved in a national competition and Gravesham Borough Council took the opportunity to challenge their own schools in a local version of the...

14/11/2017

Viridor gear up for Children In Need truck pull challenge

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, are in training for a six-tonne truck pull challenge to raise money for Children in Need.

10/11/2017

Viridor donates to Merton Mencap after safety milestone

Workers building Viridor’s Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Sutton have chosen to donate £1,000 to Merton Mencap after reaching 500,000 working hours without a lost time incident.

10/11/2017