2018 National Recycling Index

The Viridor UK Recycling Index 2018 shows public concern over plastics use is at an all-time high, with four in five believing the UK should find a way to deal with its own recycling without having to export it to other countries. Click here to view the 2018 National Recycling Index in full detail.

24/09/2018

Viridor wins two-year national waste management contract with UK’s largest self-storage provider

Viridor has won a new two-year waste management contract with Safestore, the UK’s largest self-storage provider.

21/09/2018

What a hot summer means for UK glass recycling

Published in Recycling Waste World (06 September 2018). Written by Viridor’s Media and Campaigns Manager, Lisa Templeton

07/09/2018

Viridor bin trucks fly rainbow flag for Manchester Pride

Viridor’s distinctive green bin trucks will fly the rainbow flag with a specially designed Manchester Pride livery when the company supports the Big Weekend for the sixth year from 24 to 27 August.

22/08/2018

Viridor helps to change perceptions of landfill with BBC Four

Viridor, one of the UK’s biggest recycling and waste management companies, is to be featured in a new documentary on BBC Four charting the history of landfill and exploring how modern-day landfill sites operate.

17/08/2018

New Viridor bins help Edinburgh businesses challenge staff to recycle more

Viridor is introducing a new bin designed to help Edinburgh businesses drive up their recycling rates along with a new Viridor “V” bin locking mechanism.

16/08/2018

Viridor announce contract extension with Kent County Council

Viridor is set to continue its recycling partnership with Kent County Council following agreement on a 24-month contract extension through to July 2020.

15/08/2018

Visit a Viridor Energy Recovery Facility during the UK’s largest Culture and Heritage Celebration

Viridor is inviting the public to put on a hard-hat and discover how waste is transformed into energy during this year's national Heritage Open Days.

15/08/2018

Dan Cooke confirmed as Pennon Group Head of Sustainability

Viridor’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, has been appointed Group Head of Sustainability for its FTSE 250 parent company, Pennon.

13/08/2018

The changing landscape of energy and Viridor’s role

The following opinion piece first appeared in the CIWM Journal on 9 August 2018.

10/08/2018

Viridor invests in robotic sorting for Skelmersdale Plastics Reprocessing Facility

Viridor has invested £445,000 in upgrades to its Skelmersdale Plastics Reprocessing Facility which include the addition of the Max-AI AQC (Autonomous Quality Control) robotic sorter.

10/08/2018

Viridor and SEPA discuss Scotland’s glass resource at Newhouse glass recycling facility

Viridor and its parent company Pennon have hosted SEPA Chief Executive Officer Terry A’Hearn at the company’s £25 million Scottish glass recycling facility at Newhouse, the UK’s most advanced glass plant, designed to help drive Scotland’s circular economy.

03/08/2018