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

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

Beddington Farmlands Walks, hosted by the Viridor Beddington Team – Friday 24th February 10.30

Viridor is hosting an open day on Friday 24th February at its Beddington site for members of the community to explore the 120 hectare site. The event follows the success of events held during 2016 with over 50 people finding out more about waste management and ecological habitats in Sutton.

17/02/2017

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

Alan Whitehead MP explores how West Sussex supports the circular economy

Last week Dr. Alan Whitehead, Member of Parliament for Southampton Test, visited the cutting-edge Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in West Sussex to explore how kerbside recycling is processed into high-quality materials to be made into tomorrow’s new products.

28/11/2016

Ardley ERF recognised for contribution to Oxfordshire’s landscape

The Viridor Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Ardley, Oxfordshire, was recognised last week at the annual Oxford Preservation Trust awards for its contribution to serving the residents of Oxford and the wider county along with its unique design inspired by the history of the surrounding Oxfordshire landscape.

11/11/2016

Viridor nominated for inaugural One Planet Business Award

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has been shortlisted for a top sustainability award at one of the most prestigious events in the Scottish business community’s calendar.

24/10/2016