Viridor and MediaCityUK renew partnership in three-year deal

Viridor and MediaCityUK, the Salford home of the broadcast giants the BBC and ITV, have renewed their partnership in a three-year contract.

22/08/2017

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley hosts visit by prison officers

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Ardley near Bicester has hosted an educational tour for teaching staff and prison officers, as part of Milton Keynes College’s Offender Learning programme. The initiative, supported by the Teach Too Partnership and awarding body Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board, aims to...

02/08/2017

Chinese delegation visit Viridor’s Newhouse glass recycling centre

Viridor has hosted a visit from a high-level Chinese delegation at its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland – one of Europe’s most advanced facilities.

26/07/2017

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

CIWM members explore latest ERF in Viridor’s network

Last month Viridor welcomed a delegation from the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) New Member Network to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in south London. Ten of the Institution’s over 5000 members were able to see how Viridor is building a state-of-the-art energy recovery facility to divert...

12/07/2017

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

Pupils recycle plastic bottles to use as bench-building material

Viridor’s Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) attended a celebration event in Oxfordshire this week – the Young Engineering Ambassador Celebration Evening – which recognised an innovative programme to engage young minds about the enormous potential of waste as a resource.

29/06/2017

50% recycling and beyond – markets, challenges and opportunities

To achieve real progress beyond 50% recycling rates the industry needs closer collaboration and recognition of shared cross-sector goals and challenges, along with shared risk and responsibility from producers, packagers, retails, recyclers and reprocessors.

29/06/2017

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 supports Bargeddie schools with community fun day

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again supported the schools local to their Bargeddie advanced recycling hub at their annual parent council community fun day.

26/06/2017

£252m construction project offers opportunities to South West businesses

Firms invited to meet-the-buyer event on 12 July at Bristol Golf Club Local businesses and contractors, including those in the Bristol and Avonmouth areas, have the chance to take part in a landmark £252million construction project.

23/06/2017