Green light for £177 million East Lothian ERF

Scotland’s ambitions to be a zero waste nation were boosted today (28th November) as Viridor announced final approval for a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) at its existing rail linked Oxwellmains waste treatment hub in East Lothian, Scotland.

28/11/2014

Reuse Shop celebrates one-year success

The Reuse Shop at Viridor’s Priorswood Recycling Centre, Taunton, Somerset is celebrating a year of growing success.

19/11/2014

Time to step up to resource agenda

Viridor today (18th November 2014) commented on DEFRA’s publication of statistics on waste management by local authorities in England.

18/11/2014

Lakeside EFW wins Solar Installation Award

Technology partners BELECTRIC UK help deliver award-winning Solar PV roof-top installation

14/11/2014

Rochester Plastics Recycling Facility Opens

Viridor was delighted to welcome The Mayor of Medway Councillor Barry Kemp to their new state-of-the-art Plastics Recycling Facility (PRF) in Rochester today. The £12.5 million facility will help local councils and businesses to recycle more of their plastic ‘waste’ into quality raw materials for industry.

06/11/2014

North Lanarkshire recycling contract win

Viridor confirmed that it has secured a major contract with North Lanarkshire Council to transform the county’s ‘blue bin’ domestic co-mingled recycling service. The award, to recycle circa 30,000 tonnes per year of plastic, paper, card and cans from 130,000 homes and 250 ‘node points’, will secure eighteen jobs at the firm’s...

05/11/2014

Scottish Young Recycler of the Year

Viridor’s Katie Ferrie has been named as Scottish Young Recycler of the Year at the Scottish Government’s Scottish Resources Awards.

31/10/2014

Scottish Resources Conference

As Scotland’s resources and renewable energy leader, Viridor is giving the world’s resources new life.

24/10/2014

Backing Commons Cttee call for DEFRA action

TIME TO TRANSFORM WASTE POLICY

22/10/2014

Exeter Energy Recovery Facility Officially Opened

Viridor’s new Energy Recovery Facility in Exeter was officially opened today (Thursday 16 October) with a series of celebrations.

16/10/2014

Institute of Building visit Peterborough ERF

Today (9 October), Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) hosted 20 representatives from the Chartered Institute of Building for a presentation and tour of the construction site.

09/10/2014

Manchester Bin Men form Secret Street Crew

It is seen as one of Britain’s less glamorous jobs, but Viridor’s ‘bin men’ are trying to change the negative stereotypes and show another side to the magic ‘bin fairies’ that take away your waste.

09/10/2014