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BEIS minister visits Viridor site after HyNet backing
UK leading industrial decarbonisation project, HyNet, today welcomed Energy and Climate Change Minister, Greg Hands, to the North West region. The visit comes just a week after Government selected the project as a Track 1 cluster to fast-track the decarbonisation of the North West England and North Wales, cementing Government’s...
Viridor unveils proposal for new Scottish ERF
Significant landfill diversion, in line with Scottish Government aspirations. Potential to generate enough electricity to power more than half of South Lanarkshire’s homes More than 500 jobs to be created during construction process 55 new, permanent jobs created during operation 46m tonnes of household and similar waste was sent to...
Viridor secures £548,000 grant for pilot project to extract water from landfill leachate
Viridor and a UK water purification company have secured government support for a pilot project to demonstrate how to harness landfill gas energy to extract water from the leachate produced at a Devon landfill site.
£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...
Viridor completes £1m glass recycling plant upgrade and wins multiple local authority contract
Viridor has completed a £1 million upgrade of its Scottish glass recycling plant and has secured a Scottish Procurement contract covering five Scottish local authorities and a total estimated annual tonnage of 10,500.
Minister welcomes Viridor’s £1.2bn energy recovery investment
Viridor’s investment of more than £1.2 billion in the development of a network of UK advanced energy recovery facilities has been welcomed by Resources Minister Thérèse Coffey, who said this formed part of a strategy which would help the UK to become a world leader in resource efficiency.