Viridor’s Peterborough ERF shortlisted for National Recycling Awards

Viridor’s newest Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), the recently opened £72m Fengate facility, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The state-of-the-art plant is one of the most efficient in the UK and will reduce the amount of carbon the city produces by 10,000 tonnes per year, making a significant contribution to a...

04/04/2016

Young stars making their mark with Viridor

Twenty-three students from across the UK are learning new skills in green energy, recycling, resources and finance as part of a £1.8bn investment in next generation recycling and energy recovery infrastructure.

18/03/2016

Viridor showcases green economy careers at Coatbridge High

Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies attended Coatbridge High School Careers Fair, to engage with its pupils and parents about the future of the green economy and opportunities available to them as Viridor invests £500 million in Scotland’s next generation recycling and resource...

16/03/2016

Nick Gibb MP transforming waste in West Sussex

Member of Parliament for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton and Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, helped transform waste last week when he visited Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in West Sussex.  The Conservative MP visited the site to learn more about boosting recycling, the work of the site’s visitors centre and the...

07/03/2016

Viridor welcomes Scottish Government investment

Viridor today welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of a £70m boost to manufacturing and Scotland’s circular economy.

15/02/2016

Viridor welcomes Sky News focus on Waste Crime

Viridor today [9th February 2016] welcomed a Sky News special investigation by Joe Tidy on waste crime.

09/02/2016

Resource Policy at a Crossroads : English Resources Networks

A paper launched today by leading resources and renewable energy company Viridor identifies that current waste management systems in England are no longer fit for purpose.  The paper calls for systems to be replaced with a new and ambitious model that moves resource management beyond local authority boundaries, realising the economic...

28/01/2016

New Scottish Regional Managing Director for Viridor

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy company, has announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Brown as its new Scottish Regional Managing Director effective from 1st February.  Moving from a senior role at Scottish Power Energy Networks, Mr Brown will head the Scottish recycling and resources division of a...

24/01/2016

Scottish businesses urged to recycle food waste

Food businesses in Scottish towns urged to recycle more as part of new regulations. Businesses which generate more than 5kg of food waste per week are now required by law to have it collected separately for recycling. Changes to the Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 January, replacing a previous requirement with...

19/01/2016

The Scotsman Interview : Ian McAulay

Viridor CEO talked recently to The Scotsman : ‘Scotland’s National Newspaper’ about transforming waste, commodity markets and why he prefers a book to a Kindle.

14/12/2015

Why the black stuff can boost recycling.

The black stuff.  It’s the subject of global speculation, price fluctuation and can make or break a nation.  But it’s the other black stuff – and not that served by the pint in Dublin’s Temple Bar – that’s got the resource sector fixated.

01/12/2015

BBC National News – Viridor transforming food waste

“We can take that material and squeeze the energy out of it so that people, by recycling their food waste, are actually helping keep the lights on.”  That was the message from Viridor’s Director of External Affairs, Dan Cooke, speaking to BBC as part of a package broadcast on BBC 6 O’Clock News, 10 O’Clock News, BBC Radio 4 PM and...

27/11/2015