Viridor landfill closures confirmed

Viridor is proud to announce that after 35 years of service its Ardley landfill site in Oxfordshire will no longer be taking non-hazardous waste.

10/04/2015

Shadow Energy Minister Glasgow Visit

UK Shadow Energy Minister, Tom Greatrex MP this week praised an innovative recycling and renewable energy partnership between Viridor and Glasgow City Council. 

26/03/2015

CoSLA Conference 2015

Viridor has teamed up with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA) and Zero Waste Scotland, to bring together Scotland’s council leaders, members officers and resource and waste professionals at special fringe event at Crieff Hydro on Thursday 12th March.

10/03/2015

Cardiff ERF Operational and Energy Efficient

Viridor is pleased to confirm that the construction and commissioning phase of its Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Trident Park, Cardiff has been completed. The project was delivered on time and on budget and the facility is now fully operational under Viridor’s management.

09/03/2015

Councils counting the cost of cuts

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, today (Tuesday 24th February 2015) commented on the latest CIWM / Ricardo-AEA Report ‘Waste of the front line – Challenges and innovations’, echoing the warning that UK councils are counting the cost of cuts in communications.

24/02/2015

Viridor sponsors Dunbar SciFest

Viridor has announced sponsorship of the 2015 Dunbar SciFest as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), aimed at encouraging secondary school pupils across East Lothian to consider career opportunities in the green economy.

19/02/2015

Viridor Chief backs investing in Perth

The Chief Executive of one of the UK’s largest resources, recycling and renewable energy companies this week backed Perth as an international investment location. Mr. Ian McAulay, Chief Executive of FTSE 250 Pennon Group’s resources arm, Viridor, backed the city on a visit to the firm’s £23m waste electrical and electronic equipment...

18/02/2015

Viridor response re Beddington ERF

Viridor has been informed that confidential documents relating to the contractual process were published on the Kingston Council website. The published report included information regarding Viridor’s options on how to proceed with the project, should the cost of meeting restrictions placed by planning permissions become prohibitive.

17/02/2015

Need for new economic realism

Following the publication of last week’s DEFRA’s report: ‘Resource Management: A catalyst for growth and productivity ’, Viridor Chief Executive Ian McAulay has written exclusively for the industry’s leading news site, Letsrecycle.com on the need for “new economic realism” in the resources sector.

09/02/2015

Over £5 million boost to the local economy

Viridor is delighted to announce that during the construction of Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), over £5million has been spent in the local area to date. Viridor aims to provide an economic boost to the local economy by working in close partnerships with nearby suppliers, services and amenities.

04/02/2015

Oxfordshire ERF completes construction

Viridor is delighted to confirm that its Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Ardley, near Bicester, has been granted its ‘Acceptance Certificate’ marking the end of the EPC contract and completion of the construction phase of the facility. The facility is now fully operational under the management of Viridor.

24/12/2014

Dunbar ERF contract signed

Recycling, resources and waste management company Viridor, has signed a three year deal with a consortium of the two major contractors to build a ‘next generation’ Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) just weeks after announcing that work would proceed on the £177m project at Dunbar in East Lothian.

22/12/2014