2018 news (Recycling)

Viridor welcomes Government’s new Resources & Waste Strategy

Viridor, the largest UK-owned resources and waste company, has welcomed the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy as an important policy framework to guide future investment.

19/12/2018

Livingston FC joins forces with sponsor Viridor to support Mission Christmas

Scottish Premiership football team Livingston FC has joined forces with Viridor, Scotland’s biggest recycling and renewable energy company to support Radio Forth’s 2018 Mission Christmas appeal.

07/12/2018

Forth 1’s Boogie gives Viridor’s Mission Christmas partnership the thumbs up

Radio Forth morning favourites, Boogie and Marty have made a special visit to the station’s Cash for Kids distribution centre to thank representatives from Viridor, Scotland’s biggest recycling and renewable energy company, for their help with the 2018 Mission Christmas appeal.

07/12/2018

Viridor retains prestigious WEEELABEX accreditation for St Helens WEEE facility

Viridor has retained the WEEELABEX accreditation for its cooling process at the St Helens, Merseyside, WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) facility.

07/11/2018

Plymouth City Council and Viridor go behind-the-scenes to show how plastic is recycled

Plymouth City Council and Viridor have teamed up in a bid to show residents how their efforts at home make a difference and help to ensure more plastic is recycled, reprocessed and reused.

11/10/2018

Viridor’s £3.7 million investment in Crayford Materials Recycling Facility

Viridor has invested £3.7 million in enhanced paper purity and fire protection systems at its Crayford Materials Recycling Facility near Dartford.

03/10/2018

2018 National Recycling Index

The Viridor UK Recycling Index 2018 shows public concern over plastics use is at an all-time high, with four in five believing the UK should find a way to deal with its own recycling without having to export it to other countries. Click here to view the 2018 National Recycling Index in full detail.

24/09/2018

Viridor wins two-year national waste management contract with UK’s largest self-storage provider

Viridor has won a new two-year waste management contract with Safestore, the UK’s largest self-storage provider.

21/09/2018

What a hot summer means for UK glass recycling

Published in Recycling Waste World (06 September 2018). Written by Viridor’s Media and Campaigns Manager, Lisa Templeton

07/09/2018

Viridor bin trucks fly rainbow flag for Manchester Pride

Viridor’s distinctive green bin trucks will fly the rainbow flag with a specially designed Manchester Pride livery when the company supports the Big Weekend for the sixth year from 24 to 27 August.

22/08/2018

New Viridor bins help Edinburgh businesses challenge staff to recycle more

Viridor is introducing a new bin designed to help Edinburgh businesses drive up their recycling rates along with a new Viridor “V” bin locking mechanism.

16/08/2018

Viridor announce contract extension with Kent County Council

Viridor is set to continue its recycling partnership with Kent County Council following agreement on a 24-month contract extension through to July 2020.

15/08/2018