Viridor and MediaCityUK renew partnership in three-year deal

Viridor and MediaCityUK, the Salford home of the broadcast giants the BBC and ITV, have renewed their partnership in a three-year contract.

22/08/2017

Green waste put to good use in south London!

Viridor has made its latest donation of high-quality soil conditioner to the Good Food Matters Charity in Croydon. The soil conditioner is made from south London’s green waste. The leading UK recycler recently delivered c. 25 tonnes (that is the equivalent to around 25 adult polar bears) to the Good Food Matters Community Food...

14/08/2017

Find out what really happens to your rubbish with Heritage Open Days

This September, members of the public are invited to find out what happens at three of Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facilities as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days.

07/08/2017

Viridor to host community open days at Beddington Farmlands

Members of the community will have the opportunity to see for themselves how the 120-hectare Beddington Farmlands is being transformed from an active landfill site into one of London’s most significant wildlife conservation areas.

02/08/2017

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley hosts visit by prison officers

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Ardley near Bicester has hosted an educational tour for teaching staff and prison officers, as part of Milton Keynes College’s Offender Learning programme. The initiative, supported by the Teach Too Partnership and awarding body Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board, aims to...

02/08/2017

Chinese delegation visit Viridor’s Newhouse glass recycling centre

Viridor has hosted a visit from a high-level Chinese delegation at its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland – one of Europe’s most advanced facilities.

26/07/2017

Viridor braves stormy weather for WasteAid Scafell Pike challenge

Viridor joined a group of UK waste professionals to climb England’s highest peak – the Lake District’s Scafell Pike – in stormy weather to raise much-needed charity cash for WasteAid.

24/07/2017

Pieraccini put circular economy policy into practice, says Viridor

Scotland’s leading recycling, resource and renewable energy partner, Viridor, today recognised the contribution of the outgoing Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government.

24/07/2017

Innovative project harvests carbon dioxide from food waste to plough back into land

Recycling, waste management and renewable energy company Viridor has embarked on a Government-backed trial to use existing waste resources, including the carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) it harvests from landfill, to literally plough back into the land as a fertiliser.

21/07/2017

Fantastic performance by the Refuse Rocket Team

Since the team from Viridor’s Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) received the fantastic news that their Red Bull Soapbox entry, Refuse Rocket, had been successful they’ve spent a busy 4 months building, fundraising and doing dance rehearsals on top of giving radio and television interviews.

14/07/2017

CIWM members explore latest ERF in Viridor’s network

Last month Viridor welcomed a delegation from the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) New Member Network to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in south London. Ten of the Institution’s over 5000 members were able to see how Viridor is building a state-of-the-art energy recovery facility to divert...

12/07/2017

Viridor backs Stockport County

One the UK’s biggest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, is literally backing Stockport County for the 2017-18 season – sponsoring the back of the team’s home and away shirt.

10/07/2017