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

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

Colin Church given a glimpse of resource management in south London

Earlier this month, Viridor welcomed Dr Colin Church, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) construction site in south London.

18/04/2017

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

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

Sorting the supermarket food tray waste mountain – Getting plastic packaging sorted with Viridor, Nextek, BBC’s The One Show

One of the UK’s leading recyclers Viridor has teamed up with packaging specialist Nextek to find a way to sort the supermarket food tray waste mountain.

13/03/2017

Viridor backs Policy Exchange focus on Post-Brexit, Bespoke for Britain Waste Resource Policy

One of the UK’s largest environmental infrastructure groups, Pennon – owners of Viridor – has today backed a heavy-weight report by Policy Exchange on the future of UK waste and resources policy.

01/03/2017

UK Industrial Strategy a Pathway for Sustainable Growth

Viridor, part of Pennon Group, has today (Monday 23rd January 2017) backed the Government’s Industrial Strategy, praising it as “a pathway for sustainable economic growth.”

24/01/2017

Shailesh Vara explores energy recovery in Peterborough

In November Shailesh Vara, Member of Parliament for North West Cambridgeshire, visited the Viridor Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Fengate, Peterborough to see how Viridor transforms non-recyclable black-bag waste into enough renewable energy to power 15% of the City. The visit completed a successful month for the innovative...

15/12/2016

Viridor commits to Avonmouth Energy Recovery Facility investment

Avonmouth ERF is currently under construction.Viridor this week announced its intention to proceed with the Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Avonmouth, on the outskirts of Bristol. The announcement was contained in half year results released by parent company, Pennon on 25th November.

25/11/2016

Viridor lights up Dunbar Christmas for ERF construction milestone

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has reached a major construction milestone in the delivery of its new £177m Energy Recover Facility (ERF) at Dunbar in East Lothian.

23/11/2016