Viridor braves stormy weather for WasteAid Scafell Pike challenge

Viridor joined a group of UK waste professionals to climb England’s highest peak – the Lake District’s Scafell Pike – in stormy weather to raise much-needed charity cash for WasteAid.

24/07/2017

Innovative project harvests carbon dioxide from food waste to plough back into land

Recycling, waste management and renewable energy company Viridor has embarked on a Government-backed trial to use existing waste resources, including the carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) it harvests from landfill, to literally plough back into the land as a fertiliser.

21/07/2017

VIRIDOR AND PETERBOROUGH CITY COUNCIL VOLUNTEER FOR LOCAL NATURE CHARITY

Viridor and Peterborough City Council joined forces to roll up their sleeves and volunteer for local charity Railworld – helping to clear and shape a site which is now home to more than 200 species of flora and fauna.

10/07/2017

Viridor looks to ‘economic opportunity’ of next generation Scottish resource infrastructure

Creating an environment which encourages investment in next-generation Scottish resource infrastructure is not just an environmental obligation but a real economic opportunity for Scotland, says Viridor’s Head of Public Affairs, Martin Grey.

03/07/2017

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

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

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

Lakeside achieves zero waste to landfill target

Lakeside, the Viridor-Grundon joint venture energy from waste facility, has announced it has achieved its zero waste to landfill target.

21/04/2017

Is sustainable Plastic the new black?

Sarah Heald, Director of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations for Pennon, owner of Viridor, writes exclusively for CIWM Journal on the building pressure to find a solution for the mountain of black plastic food packaging going to waste in the UK today.

12/04/2017

Viridor welcomes the UK Government’s National Litter Strategy

Viridor today (10 April 2017) welcomes the Government’s consultation on its first National Litter Strategy with its emphasis on tackling anti-social behaviour, through a system of fines and penalty notices, while making it easier for people to dispose of rubbish.

10/04/2017

Boys Brigade talk rubbish and recycling in Colnbrook

Boys from the 1st Slough Boys Brigade Junior Section have been finding out what happens to their rubbish – courtesy of staff from Lakeside Energy from Waste.

04/04/2017