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December 21, 2012

Trident Park Planning Update

“Viridor has received the necessary written approval from Cardiff Council, and we have satisfied all the relevant planning conditions for Trident Park Energy from Waste and Combined Heat and Power plant. “We are now well into the major construction of the 32 month build programme. There will be around 300 people employed on site at

November 29, 2012

Pennon Group Half Year Results

Pennon Group announces results for half year ending 30 September 2012

November 27, 2012

Company milestone as Viridor ‘moves house’ to new head office in Taunton

Viridor has officially opened its new ‘ultra-efficient’ headquarters in Taunton. The opening of Viridor House at the £270 million Firepool development sees the company cement its presence in Somerset. In keeping with the transformation of the business in recent years, Viridor has moved into the ultra-efficient, paper-light offices, which are accredited as ‘excellent’ under the

November 26, 2012

Upcycling Fashion Show in Manchester

Last week, Recycle for Greater Manchester (R4GM) hosted its sold out annual fashion show at the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) in Manchester. The upcycled fashion extravaganza inspired over 200 attendees to rediscover their wardrobes to see what can be made with their unworn or old clothes, instead of just throwing them away. The

November 19, 2012

Director recognised for “Outstanding Contribution”

At an event last month, Viridor’s Corporate Responsibility and Regulatory Director Simon Catford, was presented with an award acknowledging his contribution to the recycling and waste management industry. The Brilliant Thinking Awards were established by Energy & Utility Skills (EU Skills) to recognise those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding inspiration, merit, achievement or commitment to

November 16, 2012

Viridor helps Pudsey’s ‘Big Build’ in Edinburgh

Viridor has helped Pudsey’s ‘Big Build’ in Edinburgh as part of BBC Children in Need.  Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner stepped forward to support the special charity edition of the BBC hit series DIY SOS as it came to the aid of a centre in Edinburgh for children with additional needs.

November 13, 2012

CIWM award win for Viridor and Recycle for Greater Manchester

Last week, at a ceremony held in London, Viridor received the prestigious Chartered Institution of Wastes Management Award in the ‘Health and Safety Best Practice’ for its “Act!On Health & Safety” campaign which has significantly helped the company to reduce the number of incidents over the last two years. The judges were impressed by the different elements of the campaign including:  

November 12, 2012

Double recycling-win for Viridor in Bedfordshire

Leading recycling company Viridor has retained two recycling-led contracts with Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Councils, following conclusion of the two councils tendering process. To deliver both contracts Viridor will process the councils’ mixed recyclables at its state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility in neighbouring Milton Keynes, enabling the councils to continue delivering an efficient and cost-effective

November 9, 2012

Miracle survival of kittens tossed away with the household rubbish

Source:  Cats Protection Three tiny kittens cheated death after being dumped in a wheelie bin of rubbish, emptied into a refuse truck and poured out into tons of household waste at a landfill site. The five-week-old kittens – now named Scrappy, Dusty and Rusty – were spotted by eagle-eyed staff at the Viridor Foxhall Landfill

November 7, 2012

South London contract signed

On Monday 5th November the South London Waste Partnership signed a contract with Viridor that brings the end of landfill a step closer for local residents. The contract will ensure that from 2017 around 200,000 tonnes of ‘residual waste’ (rubbish left over after residents have separated materials for recycling or composting) that is generated every


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