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

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

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 and Wigan Council renew dry mixed recycling contract

Viridor and Wigan Council have renewed the contract for the council’s dry mixed recycling which sees the continuation of a strong partnership aimed at supporting increased recycling ambitions.

19/03/2018

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 brings recycling to life for pre-schoolers on Cbeebies

Viridor’s recycling facility in Newhouse is featured on an episode of ‘Down of the Farm’, a programme on CBeebies which teaches pre-schoolers about where their food comes from, but also about how to care for the environment and its inhabitants in different seasons.

27/02/2018

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

Viridor welcomes the Government’s 25-Year Environment Plan

Viridor welcomes the clear ambition laid out in the 25-Year Environment Plan, and especially the Government’s commitment to publish a new Resources and Waste strategy in 2018 aimed at making the UK a world leader in resource efficiency. Viridor and its parent company Pennon has previously urged the Government to put resource...

17/01/2018

One million tonnes of rubbish transformed into energy at Ardley ERF

Viridor and Oxfordshire County Council have marked the one-millionth tonne of residual waste received at the Ardley Energy Recovery Facility this week (11 December 2017), all of it used to create valuable renewable energy.

12/12/2017