Green waste put to good use in south London!

Viridor has made its latest donation of high-quality soil conditioner to the Good Food Matters Charity in Croydon. The soil conditioner is made from south London’s green waste. The leading UK recycler recently delivered c. 25 tonnes (that is the equivalent to around 25 adult polar bears) to the Good Food Matters Community Food...

14/08/2017

Find out what really happens to your rubbish with Heritage Open Days

This September, members of the public are invited to find out what happens at three of Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facilities as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days.

07/08/2017

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley hosts visit by prison officers

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Ardley near Bicester has hosted an educational tour for teaching staff and prison officers, as part of Milton Keynes College’s Offender Learning programme. The initiative, supported by the Teach Too Partnership and awarding body Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board, aims to...

02/08/2017

Chinese delegation visit Viridor’s Newhouse glass recycling centre

Viridor has hosted a visit from a high-level Chinese delegation at its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland – one of Europe’s most advanced facilities.

26/07/2017

Pupils recycle plastic bottles to use as bench-building material

Viridor’s Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) attended a celebration event in Oxfordshire this week – the Young Engineering Ambassador Celebration Evening – which recognised an innovative programme to engage young minds about the enormous potential of waste as a resource.

29/06/2017

Viridor uses ‘pester power’ to get recycling moving

England, Scotland and Wales have some ambitious recycling targets over the next few years and, if they are to be achieved, a fairly seismic shift in behaviour and education is crucial.

28/06/2017

Viridor and fire service offer advice on summer barbecues

Enjoy a lazy summer barbecue but please do be vigilant about the disposal of hot coals and ensure the hot ashes do not cause a fire in your bin, the waste collection vehicle or at the landfill site.

23/06/2017

Two Apprentices Nominated for Awards at Viridor’s Trident Park

Two outstanding Viridor apprentices working at Cardiff’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) have been nominated for Coleg Gwent Apprenticeship Awards by their assessor Steve Siviter. The awards are given in partnership with The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales and Worshipful Company of Haberdashers.

20/06/2017

Environmental charity shares memories of Dimmer landfill site

Since 2008 Viridor has sponsored Carymoor Environmental Trust, an independent environmental education charity based next to the Dimmer landfill site near Castle Cary in Somerset.

16/06/2017

Page turning partnership helps recognise World of Books at national awards

World of Books and its recycling partnership with Viridor have been shortlisted for a major sustainability award. World of Books has been shortlisted for the ‘Retail Sector Recycler of the Year’ award at the prestigious National Recycling Awards.

04/05/2017

Viridor welcomes Waste Crime report

Viridor has welcomed a new report aimed at tackling the £604 million a year cost of waste crime to the industry in England and which calls for effective regulation and enforcement, including the banning of serious and repeat offenders from the sector.

02/05/2017

Viridor shortlisted for 2017 BITC Responsible Business Awards

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies has been shortlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad.

28/04/2017