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

Viridor wins Lewisham recycling contract

Viridor is pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract to process and sell dry recyclate materials from the London Borough of Lewisham. Beginning in December 2014, the contract will run for twelve months.

03/02/2015

Viridor secures contract for NHS Trusts in Devon

Viridor is pleased to announce that following a competitive tendering process it has secured a five year contract to process and treat the waste and recycling for three NHS Trusts in Devon.

23/01/2015

South Lanarkshire contract win

Viridor today (22nd January 2015) confirmed that it has retained an important contract with Scotland’s fifth largest local authority to transform waste across council offices and depots, schools, libraries, day care and community centres.

22/01/2015

GO4SET Glasgow education launch

Viridor, in partnership with Glasgow City Council, has launched its annual science and technology educational programme, designed to encourage secondary school pupils across Glasgow to consider career opportunities in the green economy.

15/01/2015

Viridor wins Bournemouth contract

Following a competitive bidding process, Viridor has been awarded the interim contract to process and sell comingled recyclate materials for Bournemouth Borough Council. Beginning in January 2015, the contract will run until the end of July 2016.

13/01/2015

Fresh thinking on waste policy

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, today (Mon. 12th January 2015) noted the government’s response to the House of Commons Environment, Food Rural Affairs Select Committee report ‘Waste Management in England’ and called for fresh thinking from parties in the next parliament to...

12/01/2015