Viridor’s managers lay solid foundations for the future

Edge Hill University were delighted to welcome the latest cohort of managers from leading UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor to a graduation ceremony earlier in the summer. The Viridor Foundation Degree, accredited by Edge Hill University was initially run in 2012 and is aimed at managers and supervisors who are...

07/09/2015

Viridor talks with Whitbread for RWW

The chief executive of Viridor and the CSR director of hospitality group Whitbread tell Geraldine Faulkner about their views on partnership and discuss the bigger picture – from why innovation and being prepared to fail occasionally are vital, and why a name change from ‘waste’ to ‘resource’ management would be helpful.

10/08/2015

Viridor and Grundon sign a long-term partnership at Ardley ERF

Viridor and Grundon Waste Management have signed a significant contract that will provide Grundon with secure, long-term capacity at our Ardley Energy Recovery Facility.

06/08/2015

Dunbar RNLI Lifeboat 2015

Viridor has again teamed up with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), supporting the charity’s Dunbar station 2015 Lifeboat Day.

23/07/2015

Glasgow RREC 70% milestone

Glasgow’s £154 million state-of-the-art recycling and renewable energy facility in Polmadie reached a significant milestone this month (July 2015), when the 300 strong construction team confirmed that they had finished more than 70 percent of the build. The milestone was marked with the arrival of a £5m Weir Group turbine on site...

22/07/2015

Motherwell school partnership

A local Motherwell primary school had an eco-boost before the summer break as the UK’s largest recycler, Viridor, signed an enterprise partnership with St Brendan’s Primary. The partnership aims to help educate young people about the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

14/07/2015

Priorswood Recycling Centre recognised for its excellence

Taunton’s Priorswood Recycling Centre was recognised for its excellence this week when it was shortlisted at the prestigious Lets Recycle Awards for Excellence in the best Civic Amenity Site of the Year category.

21/05/2015

Recycling centre’s excellence recognised

Viridor’s Priorswood Recycling Centre has been recognised for its innovation, quality and performance when it was short listed in the prestigious Let’s Recycle Awards for Excellence in the best Civic Amenity Site of the Year category. 

21/05/2015

Pennon announces preliminary results

Today (20 May) Pennon released its unaudited results for the financial year ended 31 March 2015.

20/05/2015

Back to school at Viridor college

In the latest edition of Materials Recycling World (MRW) magazine, Viridor’s HR Regulatory Director, Simon Catford, talks about a pioneering partnership with Edge Hill University and how it is helping the company develop its business leaders of the future. 

13/05/2015

Revive launched in West Sussex

To mark National Compost Awareness week (4 to 10 May 2015) this week, Viridor is launching its newly branded, locally produced,  soil conditioner compost called ‘Revive’ at all of West Sussex County Council’s 11 Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs) in partnership with West Sussex County Council.

05/05/2015

Sue Ryder gets £1,000 boost from Peterborough

Viridor and its construction partners – BW Volund, Interserve and Fichtner – are working to the highest standards to complete the construction of the Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF). In April they celebrated achieving 300,000 man hours – equivalent to over 34 years – without time lost to accident or injury.

13/04/2015