2018 news (Energy recovery facilities)
Viridor Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre reaches half a million safe working hours
UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor and its construction partners, CNIM S.A. and Clugston Construction Ltd, have celebrated achieving half a million man-hours at the Avonmouth Centre – equivalent to over 57 years – without time lost to accident or injury and has been recognised for working to a very high level of...
£5.3M boost for local businesses from Viridor as Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre gathers pace
340 people employed on site £5.3m spent within 30 miles of site Avonmouth firms contracted for major works ‘Meet the Buyer’ event attracted 30 businesses Converting 320,000 of non-recyclable waste into low carbon energy Creating enough electricity (34MW) to power 44,000 homes UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor has...
Energy recovery within a waste strategy
This article first appeared in the May edition of Energy World magazine. Waste-to-energy plants, or waste-fuelled energy recovery facilities, have come a long way since early incinerators, and now take their place firmly within the national resources and waste strategy, writes Viridor’s Lisa Templeton.
Viridor statement following deposit return scheme announcement
Viridor, the UK’s biggest recycling company, looks forward to working with the Government on a deposit-return scheme which ensures waste is valued as a resource, rather than rubbish, kept off our beaches and out of oceans and put back in the British economy where it belongs.