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Viridor wins total waste contract for Hinkley Point C

Viridor will be playing a crucial role in maximising the environmental credentials of one of Europe’s largest construction projects after securing the total waste management contract at Hinkley Point C. The company will be working with EDF Energy and using its expertise to deliver a zero to landfill agreement which emphasises the waste hierarchy and

Lithium ion battery warning issued after landfill site fire

Lithium ion (li-ion) batteries may have been to blame for setting 300 tonnes of refuse on fire last month. It took over 40 hours and, at its height, forty firefighters and six fire trucks to tackle the fire in Dunbar on 22 January. The Dunbar fire was in a building where waste arriving on site is

Where does my waste end up?

February 5, 2019

Where Does My Waste End Up?

As a business, you have a legal responsibility to know where your waste goes and whether it is being treated properly. As part of your service, your supplier should ensure the waste streams they deal with have a clear disposal route. Your supplier should be able to be transparent in processing your waste and should

6 things you should know when it comes to waste management

6 Things You Should Know When It Comes To Waste Management

When considering a recycling and waste management provider for your business, there are some things you should consider before you make that decision. We’ve pulled this handy guide to help you select a provider. 1) How can I reduce the amount of waste my business produces? Your provider should assist you in the reduce, reuse

Viridor landfill ‘time tunnel’ to be explored in Year of Green Action

 A landfill “time tunnel” which explores the history of waste is part of a year-long programme of environmental events planned by Viridor this year. In its 25-Year Environment Plan, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs named 2019 as a Year of Green Action, aimed highlighting the role that people and businesses can play

Viridor and Suffolk County Council agree 10-year contract renewal

Viridor and Suffolk County Council have agreed a £88.75 million renewal of the contact for the council’s mixed dry recyclate. The 10-year contract, which covers the sorting of the recyclate through Masons Materials Recycling Facility, near Ipswich, and marketing of the material by Viridor Resource Management, begins in May. Viridor Head of Local Authority Development

Viridor Beddington Community Fund already supporting local projects with around £65,000

As part of Viridor’s commitment to deliver lasting benefits to the local community in south London, Viridor has provided local projects with around £65,000 through the Beddington Community Fund. The Fund was launched in late 2016, to help support local community projects within the London Boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Croydon and Sutton. The initiative allows

Viridor deposit return scheme trial

January 8, 2019

Viridor takes part in Scottish deposit return scheme trial

Viridor is working with the Scottish Grocers Federation and a reverse vending machine manufacturer on a three-month deposit return scheme trial in Scotland. Viridor will be responsible for the collections function of the trial, which is aimed at boosting recycling and reducing littering. The Scottish trial, starting in February, will see customers of the three

(L-R) helping with the sorting process, the Beddington ERF construction partners visit the Sutton Foodbank to give their support – Vincent Carles (CNIM), Neil Thompson (Fichtner), Mark Tomlinson (Sutton Foodbank), and Garry Wolfe (Viridor).

Beddington ERF brings Christmas cheer to Sutton Foodbank

Members of the Beddington ERF construction team, including CNIM, Fichtner and Viridor, supported the Sutton Foodbank this Christmas by presenting them with £1200 that will be used to support vulnerable members of the community. The donation has been made to mark the achievement of working for 250,000 hours at the ERF without a safety incident.

Phil Piddington, Managing Director of Viridor and Chairman of the Environmental Services Association

Viridor welcomes Government’s new Resources & Waste Strategy

Viridor, the largest UK-owned resources and waste company, has welcomed the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy as an an important policy framework to guide future investment. This investment is crucial to delivery of recycling and reprocessing infrastructure to match UK recycling ambitions. Phil Piddington, Managing Director of Viridor and Chairman of the Environmental Services Association,

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