Viridor set to collect an extra 500 tonnes of glass during Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Scotland leading recycling company, Viridor, will collect an extra 500 tonnes of glass during Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival, which starts next week when the population of Scotland’s capital city doubles from 500,000 to one million.

26/07/2018

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 works with major retailers on circular economy solution to black plastic

Viridor has joined forces with three major UK retailers – Marks Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s – and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging in a project welcomed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

24/06/2018

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

Viridor and Kier sign 10,000-tonne Sheffield Glass contract

Viridor and Kier Environmental Services have joined forces in a 12-month contract which will see Cheshire West and Chester councils’ 10,000 tonnes per annum kerbside collected glass sent to Sheffield as part of a closed loop recycling waste management solution.

22/05/2018

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 launches answer to hard hat recycling

Jason Goozee, Managing Director at Polymer Industries, (left) and Ian Poyser, Viridor Account Manager, (right) with the latest hard hats to be recycled

08/05/2018

Viridor issues gas canister appeal ahead of barbecue season

As the UK gets ready to dust off its barbecues in the hope of sunny weather, Viridor is writing to the more than 200 local authority sites it services across the UK reminding them of the dangers gas canisters present.

03/05/2018

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 a founder signatory to UK Plastics Pact

Viridor is a founder signatory to the UK Plastics Pact, an initiative supported by the UK Government which aims to bring consumer brands, packaging, retail and recycling companies together to tackle plastic pollution and to maximise recycling and reprocessing opportunities.

26/04/2018

Viridor and The One Show use beach plastic to show the Circular Economy in action

Viridor and the BBC’s The One Show combined their resources to send a powerful message on the need to act now to stem the tide of beach and ocean plastics and to demonstrate how the Circular Economy can work when the right stuff is put in the right bin.

24/04/2018