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December 30, 2010

Scots can toast recycling success

Scots can toast their own recycling success this Hogmanay.  That was the message from Viridor – Scotland’s largest recycling, renewable energy and resource efficiency company which reported a bumper year for helping communities, councils and companies recycle more of what we throw away. The company, which operates Scotland’s most advanced network of recycling technologies, helped

December 24, 2010

Viridor’s Snow Clearance Operation at Old Trafford

Viridor, one the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and resource efficiency companies, have been working alongside Manchester United’s operations staff and other external sources to help clear snow from the stadium’s car parks and surrounding areas to allow their Boxing Day match against Sunderland to go ahead. Viridor’s Maintenance Manager, Paul Southwell is a lifelong

December 23, 2010

Employees in Oxfordshire raise funds for charity

In the run up to Christmas, employees at Viridor’s landfill site in Ardley, Oxfordshire, have been busy not just safely disposing of waste but fundraising for charity Cystic Fibrosis Trust and achieving a whopping £620 – which Viridor will match-fund. Headed by weighbridge operator Julian Smith, the campaign to boost the funds of the Cystic

December 22, 2010

Viridor Helping Cash for Kids for Second Year

This Christmas, Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies, is once again working alongside radio station Key 103 Cash for Kids in Greater Manchester and ASDA stores in the region to assist with the Cash for Kids Christmas Appeal. Every year thousands of children across Greater Manchester wake up on Christmas

Recycling company urges tree-cycling

Viridor is today urging Brits to recycle the eight million natural Christmas trees that will be used this year. Viridor estimates it will receive almost 200,000 Christmas trees at its recycling centres after the festive period, which will be turned into quality compost used by farmers, horticulturalists and gardeners. Roger Hay, Head of the British

December 21, 2010

Viridor to Deliver MediaCityUK Recycling

Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, has been awarded the tender for Recycling and Waste Services at MediaCityUK, a Peel Media development located in Salford Quays, Greater Manchester. MediaCityUK will soon be northern home to the BBC, house parts of Salford University and numerous hotels, bars, restaurants and

Flagstaff Winter 2010

The latest edition of the Pennon Group’s internal news publication Flagstaff, incorporating Viridor Voice, is out now. Some stories in this issue of Viridor Voice: The winners of the Health and Safety Excellence Awards Autumn 2010 are revealed We show our commitment to wildlife conservation through a partnership with Kent Wildlife Trust and achievement of the Biodiversity Benchmark

December 20, 2010

Viridor wins design award in Northamptonshire

At a ceremony held at Cranford Hall in Kettering last Thursday evening (16 December), Viridor was presented with the Town and Country Award 2011 by the Northamptonshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) for its innovative and eco-friendly green roof building at the company’s recycling centre in Earls Barton.  The Town and

Viridor Continue to Expand Recycling Operations

Viridor has acquired the north-west independent integrated recycling and waste management operator Adapt Recycling Ltd.  The acquisition is in line with Viridor’s parent company; Pennon Group’s, stated strategy of expanding its waste management activities, particularly in the areas of recycling, waste treatment and disposal. Adapt Recycling is headquartered in Bury and processes comingled recyclate primarily consisting

December 17, 2010

Response to the Sunday Herald – Towards Zero Waste Edinburgh

Scotland’s largest recycling, renewable energy and resource efficiency company today (17th December) responded to a media enquiry regarding the provision of recycling, renewable energy and waste management services with the City of Edinburgh Council. Commenting, Martin Grey, Communications Manager for Viridor, said: “Since 1995 Viridor has worked with Edinburgh to help provide a suite of

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