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Viridor's 2018 Sustainability Report.

Viridor releases 2018 Sustainability Report and urges wider industry reporting against UN goals

Viridor has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, drawing on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its benchmark for defining performance. Dan Cooke, Group Head of Sustainability for Viridor’s parent company, Pennon, said the resources and waste management industry would benefit from wider and consistent reporting against the UN SDGs. He said: “There are currently

The behind-the-scenes video Plymouth City Council and Viridor produced to show the journey of plastic from collection to recycling and reprocessing.

Plymouth City Council and Viridor go behind-the-scenes to show how plastic is recycled

Plymouth City Council and Viridor have teamed up in a bid to show residents how their efforts at home make a difference and help to ensure more plastic is recycled, reprocessed and reused. According to the Viridor 2018 Recycling Index, which was released last month, four in 10 members of the public think all their

Viridor’s Head of Recycling Assets, Colin Richardson.

Viridor’s £3.7 million investment in Crayford Materials Recycling Facility

    Viridor has invested £3.7 million in enhanced paper purity and fire protection systems at its Crayford Materials Recycling Facility near Dartford. The Crayford MRF receives 300,000 tonnes of co-mingled content from 28 local authorities each year. Crayford MRF, through extensive mechanical recovery and manual quality controls, processes large volumes of municipal and commercial

• Bristol North West Foodbank receiving the £2,500 donation from Viridor and their construction partners at Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre to mark their safe and considerate working achievement.

Viridor Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre reaches half a million safe working hours

UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor and its construction partners, CNIM S.A. and Clugston Construction Ltd, have celebrated achieving half a million man hours at the Avonmouth Centre – equivalent to over 57 years – without time lost to accident or injury and has been recognised for working to a very high level of

Viridor Does Recycling Week 2018

September 24, 2018

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. Key

Viridor’s Sales and Collections Managing Director, Mark A Woods, with Stuart Beavers, Head of Retail Services at Safestore.

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.  The two-year agreement for a total waste management solution covering Safestore’s 120 locations across the UK was reached following a competitive tender exercise undertaken on behalf of Viridor by David Rollinson, National Sales Executive.  Raj Bhania, Supply Chain Manager

September 7, 2018

What a hot summer means for UK glass recycling

Published in Recycling & Waste World (06 September 2018) http://www.recyclingwasteworld.co.uk/in-depth-article/why-the-uks-summer-has-boosted-glass-recycling/182760/ Written by Viridor’s Media and Campaigns Manager, Lisa Templeton The UK’s spectacular summer has been dramatically reflected in glass recycling. Viridor has reported that scorching temperatures have seen Britons quench their thirst and drive quality glass recycling – the company processed 22,000 tonnes of bottles

Viridor staff with the specially designed Manchester Pride livery which will be used when the company supports the Big Weekend for the sixth year from 24 to 27 August. Pictured are Viridor staff members: James Hussaney, Collections Driver; Pete Lawler, Collections Loader; Rob Hardman, Assistant Collections Business Unit Manager;

August 22, 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.   In addition to the two rainbow flag bin trucks, Viridor will provide five roll on roll off vehicles and 270 bins

Dr George McGavin with Viridor's Dunbar Landfill Manager Barry Falagate during filming of a new BBC Four documentary.

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. Dr George McGavin and Dr Zoe Laughlin will present ‘The Secret Life of Landfill: A Rubbish History’.  Along with the film crew

The new Bonnyrigg bins and Viridor lock system.

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. Barry Neill, Viridor’s Bonnyrigg Collections Business Manager, said the company, with customers across Edinburgh, understood that everyone wanted to make the most of recycling opportunities and support Scotland’s ambitions towards

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