The changing landscape of energy and Viridor’s role

The following opinion piece first appeared in the CIWM Journal on 9 August 2018.

10/08/2018

Children’s books help Viridor and Cardiff City Council share ocean plastic message

Viridor’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility and Cardiff City Council are helping pupils at 98 Cardiff primary schools learn more about protecting marine wildlife by keeping plastic out of our oceans.

18/07/2018

£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...

27/06/2018

Viridor joins the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants

Viridor has become the newest member of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP).

31/05/2018

Energy recovery within a waste strategy

This article first appeared in the May edition of Energy World magazine. Waste-to-energy plants, or waste-fuelled energy recovery facilities, have come a long way since early incinerators, and now take their place firmly within the national resources and waste strategy, writes Viridor’s Lisa Templeton.

16/05/2018

Viridor and Ansa sign 55,000-tonne Cheshire East contract

Viridor and Ansa Environmental Services have signed a new contract to divert Cheshire East’s residual waste away from landfill.

02/05/2018

Viridor statement following deposit return scheme announcement

Viridor, the UK’s biggest recycling company, looks forward to working with the Government on a deposit-return scheme which ensures waste is valued as a resource, rather than rubbish, kept off our beaches and out of oceans and put back in the British economy where it belongs.

28/03/2018

Viridor wins new two-year waste management contract with Broadland Housing Group

Viridor has won a two-year waste management contract with a Norwich-based housing group responsible for 5,000 family homes, apartments, sheltered housing and housing with care throughout Norfolk and North Suffolk.

23/03/2018

Viridor calls for minimum requirement on use of recycled plastic

Viridor, the UK’s biggest recycling company, has called on the Government to introduce a minimum requirement on the use of recycled plastic in new products which it says will help keep it off our beaches, out of oceans and back in the UK economy where it belongs.

15/03/2018

Viridor signs 12-month total waste contract with Flagship Group

Viridor has signed a 12-month total waste management contract with the Flagship Group – a company which provides homes for affordable market rent and sale across the East of England –  covering a territory the size of Wales.

21/02/2018

Viridor signs five-year contract with University of Plymouth

Viridor has signed a five-year contract with one the South West’s leading educational and research institutions – the University of Plymouth – to manage its hazardous and non-hazardous waste across all university campuses in Devon.

09/02/2018

Construction progress marked at £252m Avonmouth RRC

Foundations at Viridor’s £252m Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in Avonmouth are now taking shape with concrete piles creating a solid base for the main development.

05/02/2018