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

Viridor wins total waste management contract for Hinkley contractors’ campuses

Viridor and HOST 2 Ltd have agreed on a total waste management contract for two campuses –  Hinkley Campus accommodating 510 and Sedgemoor Campus which will be opening soon will accommodate 986 contractors for the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset.

26/07/2018

Viridor sponsors Bargeddie Colts Football Club

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, is delighted to announce that it is sponsoring the Bargeddie Colts 06 team, the youth football club based near its Bargeddie site in North Lanarkshire.

25/07/2018

£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

How Viridor is using training, apprenticeships and education programmes to invest in the industry’s future

Originally published by Recycling Waste World on 12 April 2018  People are the lifeblood of any sector but, with the circular economy and low carbon goals of our industry, we need the best and the brightest to drive aspirations for future development.

02/05/2018

Viridor marks Bargeddie milestone with £2,000 donation to Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust

Pictured above: Phil Baker (Bargeddie site Project Manager), Alex Brown (deputy chairman of Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust), Brian Gray (Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust), Dave Quamby (Nationwide)

26/04/2018

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

Community education strategy recognised by prestigious responsible business awards

Viridor has been recognised by the UK’s longest-running awards programme which champions responsible businesses in the UK and abroad.

23/04/2018

Viridor completes £1m glass recycling plant upgrade and wins multiple local authority contract

Viridor has completed a £1 million upgrade of its Scottish glass recycling plant and has secured a Scottish Procurement contract covering five Scottish local authorities and a total estimated annual tonnage of 10,500.

11/04/2018

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

Joy as tennis club donation serves up funds for players with disabilities

Viridor’s £500 donation to Purley Bury Tennis Club in Surrey is encouraging everyone to pick up a racquet, regardless of age or disability.

23/03/2018