Latest news (Energy recovery facilities)

Work-ready: Life after uni on Viridor’s graduate scheme

Viridor today welcomed a fresh intake of candidates for its 2020 Graduate Programme, with the aim of attracting and developing new talent in the waste management and green energy industry.

07/10/2019

Viridor and Grundon Waste Management announce new energy recovery facility (ERF) in West Sussex

The joint venture in Ford, West Sussex, will be constructed at Grundon owned Ford Circular Technology Park, adjacent to Viridor’s existing Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).

27/09/2019

Glasgow enters new recycling era with official opening of city waste and renewable energy hub

The Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) at Polmadie on the south side of Glasgow has been officially opened by Susan Aitken, the leader of Glasgow City Council.

20/08/2019

Glasgow pupils take the reins in horsey tribute to Mary Queen of Scots

School pupils from Glasgow have paid a fitting tribute to Mary Queen of Scots using materials from Viridor's recycling centre.

09/07/2019

From work experience to GRREC Apprentice Mechanical Engineer

This story first appeared on GlasgowLive on 4 July, 2019 "I came to Viridor for work experience when I was 15, in S4 at school. When I first came, the centre was an empty shell, as it it was still being constructed and a lot of the commissioning and testing was in process.

09/07/2019

Ground-breaking South West project sees Viridor power plastic recycling with non-recyclable waste

The FTSE 250 Pennon Group, parent company of Viridor, the UK’s biggest recycling company, has announced a ground-breaking project which will harness the electricity created from non-recyclable waste at its £252 million energy recovery facility at Avonmouth, near Bristol, to power a new £65 million plastic recycling plant.

30/05/2019

Bringing energy recovery to life: Beddington Virtual Visitors Centre goes online

Members of the community are now able to explore the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility from the comfort of their sofa or on-the-go through their smartphone as the interactive Viridor Virtual Visitor Centre goes live.

09/04/2019

Viridor on the hunt for apprentice to power next generation of talent at Dunbar ERF

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and low-carbon energy company, is looking for a new apprentice to join its team at its industry-leading energy recovery facility (ERF) in Dunbar.

13/03/2019

Viridor powering next generation of women into STEM

Scotland’s leading recycling and low-carbon energy company took part in an event hosted by the East Kilbride Group Training Association (EKGTA) this week to encourage more girls into careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths).

13/03/2019

Viridor wins total waste contract for Hinkley Point C

Viridor will be playing a crucial role in maximising the environmental credentials of one of Europe’s largest construction projects after securing the total waste management contract at Hinkley Point C.

14/02/2019

Beddington ERF brings Christmas cheer to Sutton Foodbank

Members of the Beddington ERF construction team, including CNIM, Fichtner and Viridor, supported the Sutton Foodbank this Christmas by presenting them with £1200 that will be used to support vulnerable members of the community.

24/12/2018

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