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July 29, 2010

Somerset garden waste helps Hampton Court Palace bloom

Garden waste from across Somerset has been put to good use at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower show, giving a boost to its new centre-piece, the ‘Homegrown Feature Garden’. Jon Wheatley, Homegrown Project Manager, used environmentally-friendly soil conditioner “Revive”, produced by leading recycling and waste management company Viridor, to get the garden in tip

July 27, 2010

Oxfordshire County Council agrees to sign contract with Viridor

Today (27 July), at an extraordinary meeting, Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet Members unanimously agreed to sign contract with Viridor to treat the county’s residual municipal waste. This will help the council meet its obligations under the EU Landfill Directive and the UK Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme (LATS). Welcoming the Cabinet’s decision, Viridor’s managing director

July 19, 2010

Viridor scoops Recycling and Waste Management Business of the Year Award

Viridor was named Recycling and Waste Management Business of the Year at last night’s prestigious National Recycling Awards ceremony in London. Seeing off competition from some of the industry’s leading lights, Viridor’s managing director Mike Hellings said he was delighted to accept the award on behalf of the business, which has thrived despite extremely

July 13, 2010

Primary school pupils get snap happy with recycle for Greater Manchester

Bury Primary School, Sunny Bank has this week been announced as the winner of Recycle for Greater Manchester’s “My Recycling Foto” competition. The competition saw individuals and schools across Greater Manchester upload recycling related photographs to the Recycle for Greater Manchester website ( Recycle for Greater Manchester, a partnership between the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal

July 8, 2010

Incident at Gilmerton Waste Transfer Station

Scotland’s leading recycling, energy recovery and resource management company today commented on a contained incident at its Gilmerton waste transfer station in Edinburgh. Martin Grey, Scottish Communications Manager for Viridor, said: “Following the observation of smoke from a stationary trailer containing general, non-hazardous waste, security personnel from a neighbouring site alerted fire crews at approximately

July 6, 2010

Planning inquiry for an Energy from Waste facility for Oxfordshire begins

The public inquiry relating to Viridor’s appeal to the Planning Inspectorate for an Energy from Waste (EfW) facility at its landfill and recycling site in Ardley, near Bicester, Oxfordshire begins today (6 July 2010).  Speaking on behalf leading recycling, waste management and renewable energy company, Viridor, Robert Ryan, Project Manager said: “National, regional


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