2020 news (Our company)

Viridor outlines future growth strategy following investment from KKR

Viridor’s investment in crucial UK recycling and energy recovery infrastructure is set to continue at pace with the support of KKR, a leading global investment firm, following the successful completion of KKR’s £4.2 billion acquisition of the business.

08/07/2020

Ambitious vision for a zero waste Scottish economy unveiled

Scotland must be clear on circular economy investment, Minister tells delegates at Viridor launch event. Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation says clarity on infrastructure investment is part of the Scottish commitment to be a green leader Viridor sets out vision to end Scotland’s export of waste and recycling through new...

02/07/2020

Viridor agrees new recycling contract with Ealing Council

Viridor has re-won the contract for Ealing Council’s dry mixed recycling in a new five-year, £10 million contract which came into effect on 6 June.

15/06/2020

Viridor holds virtual public exhibition on Scottish polymer plant plans

Viridor is to hold a virtual public exhibition starting this week to share its plans to build a polymers reprocessing plant at Dunbar in Scotland with the local community.

23/04/2020

Minister thanks waste sector for vital work during Coronavirus lockdown

Environment Minister and Taunton MP Rebecca Pow has written to thank waste sector workers for their effort and commitment during the Coronavirus lockdown.

16/04/2020

Viridor helping to turn the tide on microplastic

UK recycling company Viridor has sponsored 15 beach cleaning trommels which can be used to sift through the sand and remove microplastics from the natural environment.

13/03/2020

'Plastics Tax clarity will unlock crucial investment in recycling'

Viridor has welcomed clarity on the plastics tax provided by the Government in the 2020 Budget.

11/03/2020

Viridor vision backed by Countryfile's Tom Heap at star-studded conference

Viridor has outlined its vision for a regional collaboration which would give all plastic waste a recycling solution at a star-studded event.

28/02/2020

Give all plastic a recycling solution - Viridor shares regional vision

Viridor has announced a ground-breaking collaboration designed to allow the South West and South Wales to take responsibility for all the plastic consumed here and work together to give it a recycling solution.

27/02/2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre

Viridor was delighted to welcome First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon to the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC), which is located in her constituency.

13/01/2020