2018 news (Partnerships)

UK high street brands working with Viridor to close the loop

Viridor is working with the majority of the big brands on the high street to ensure product packaging can survive the sortability process and go full-loop at its network of UK specialist polymer recycling facilitates.

08/11/2018

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 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

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

Visit a Viridor Energy Recovery Facility during the UK’s largest Culture and Heritage Celebration

Viridor is inviting the public to put on a hard-hat and discover how waste is transformed into energy during this year's national Heritage Open Days.

15/08/2018

Viridor set to collect an extra 500 tonnes of glass during Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Scotland leading recycling company, Viridor, will collect an extra 500 tonnes of glass during Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival, which starts next week when the population of Scotland’s capital city doubles from 500,000 to one million.

26/07/2018

Viridor works with major retailers on circular economy solution to black plastic

Viridor has joined forces with three major UK retailers – Marks Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s – and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging in a project welcomed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

24/06/2018

Viridor joins the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants

Viridor has become the newest member of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP).

31/05/2018

Viridor launches answer to hard hat recycling

Jason Goozee, Managing Director at Polymer Industries, (left) and Ian Poyser, Viridor Account Manager, (right) with the latest hard hats to be recycled

08/05/2018

Viridor a founder signatory to UK Plastics Pact

Viridor is a founder signatory to the UK Plastics Pact, an initiative supported by the UK Government which aims to bring consumer brands, packaging, retail and recycling companies together to tackle plastic pollution and to maximise recycling and reprocessing opportunities.

26/04/2018