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February 24, 2012

Incident at Norwich Market

Viridor has confirmed that an incident involving one of its vehicles occurred at Norwich Market yesterday (23rd February 2012). The main hydraulic hose on a waste collection vehicle collecting waste from the market has burst releasing non-hazardous mineral-based hydraulic oil which has sprayed onto stalls and members of the public. The incident occurred at

February 16, 2012

Comments welcome at Oxwellmains consultation events

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner, today (16th February) encouraged community representatives and residents to attend and comment at its stakeholder events next week regarding plans to ‘normalise’ waste reception criteria at its consented energy from waste plant at Oxwellmains, East Lothian. The company, which secured consent from Scottish Ministers

Trident Park vs. Olympic Park at planning awards

Viridor’s £200 million energy from waste development at Trident Park in Cardiff will go head to head with the 2012 Olympic Park later this month at a prestigious awards ceremony in London celebrating some of the UK’s biggest infrastructure projects. The Trident Park facility, which was developed with the Cardiff-based team from environmental consultants

February 14, 2012

Europe’s most advanced glass recycling plant set for Scotland

Scotland is to be home to Europe’s most advanced glass recycling infrastructure following an announcement today (13th February) by Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner, Viridor. The £6m ‘next generation’ recycling infrastructure will be one of only three of the latest specification technology solutions to be developed across the globe, with

Valentine’s Love Nest at Landfill

Love is in the air at Walpole landfill near Bridgwater this Valentine’s day as recycling and waste company Viridor erects love nests for rare birds. Bird boxes are being put up around the site to encourage Kestrels and Barn Owls to set up home and make a nest before the breeding season starts in

February 6, 2012

Tower Hamlets renews recycling contract with Viridor

Leading recycling company Viridor has been awarded a three year contract by London Borough of Tower Hamlets to sort and market mixed recyclable materials arising from households in the borough.  Viridor, part of the FTSE-250 Pennon Group plc, has already been working with Tower Hamlets over the last 4 years sorting and marketing the

February 2, 2012

Recycling campaign proves WEEE-ly successful

A campaign launched by West Sussex County Council and Viridor has seen a massive increase in the amount of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling across Selsey. Residents were encouraged to take their old and unwanted appliances to a mobile recycling bank in Selsey itself and the nearest Household Waste Recycling Site in

February 1, 2012

St Helens Council Commercial Waste and Recycling Customers to recycle more with Viridor

Viridor has announced that it will be providing services to St Helens Council to collect and treat commercial waste for recycling and recovery. Viridor, which already operates two recycling facilities in St Helens, will be working closely with St Helens Council to provide their customers with industry-leading recycling and waste services. A two year


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