Brexit is our opportunity, the UK must lead the war on waste

Rubbish is not the sexiest of topics but it is increasingly newsworthy. By Sarah Heald, Director of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations

27/09/2017

Viridor 2017 Recycling Index: UK public increasingly confused and concerned about recycling

Only 25% believe that all waste that can be recycled is recycled Fewer than one in five (16%) people feel recycling labelling on product packaging is very easy to understand Most consumers predict negative consequences if recycling levels do not increase, and are open to initiatives that could lead to an increase in recycling...

25/09/2017

Viridor helps eco charity Carymoor celebrate 21st anniversary

The Somerset-based eco charity which has transformed 100 acres of capped landfill into a species-rich nature reserve, Carymoor Environmental Trust, has celebrated its 21st anniversary with an event attended by guests including Glastonbury Festival organiser and committed environmentalist Michael Eavis.

12/09/2017

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

Viridor to host community open days at Beddington Farmlands

Members of the community will have the opportunity to see for themselves how the 120-hectare Beddington Farmlands is being transformed from an active landfill site into one of London’s most significant wildlife conservation areas.

02/08/2017

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

Pieraccini put circular economy policy into practice, says Viridor

Scotland’s leading recycling, resource and renewable energy partner, Viridor, today recognised the contribution of the outgoing Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government.

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