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June 21, 2012

Vintage vehicles meet Viridor’s modern recylers

Viridor recently supported a steam and vintage vehicle rally in aid of the Rainbow House children’s charity in Manchester. Viridor supplied transport and waste services at the Heskin Hall Steam Rally which was attended by Viridor staff Richard Jackson and Michael Blaney (pictured with founder of Rainbow House, Joe Mawdsley), who assisted throughout the weekend.

June 18, 2012

Viridor Chief Executive Honoured in Birthday List

Viridor is pleased to confirm that its Chief Executive, Colin Drummond has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.  The award has been made in recognition of Colin’s contribution to Technology and Innovation based on a lifetime’s career in the private sector, culminating in twenty

Northamptonshire businesses urged to cut down waste

Coinciding with National Recycle Week 2012 (18-24 June) Leading recycling company Viridor and environmental accreditation scheme Investors in the Environment (iiE) are calling all businesses, big and small, to review their waste management practices to see what else they could recycle, improving their environmental performance and save money. Viridor is offering free of charge

June 11, 2012

Successful family day in Norfolk with Viridor

Viridor was the lead sponsor of the Rural Pastimes family day out, providing funding and waste collection. It took place on Sunday 10 June at Euston Park near Thetford and it received thousands of visitors. On its 21st anniversary, Rural Pastimes proved again to be a hit with local families with its three show

June 7, 2012

Pushing the Envelope

Thousands of Glasgow residents have received vital information through their doors letting them know how they can have their say over the proposed £154 million Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC). Last week around 16,000 residents in the G42 postcode area received newsletters outlining details of a 12-week public consultation programme on plans

June 6, 2012

Viridor withdraws planning application

After listening to comments from local residents, Viridor has taken the decision to formally withdraw its current planning application, which proposed to treat a wider range of recyclable material at its Lancots Lane facility. The site remains operational and is recycling materials as per its permitted historical operation. Viridor’s Regional Manager, Steve Newman said

Somerset Jubilee Truck winner announced

Taunton primary school pupil Talia Bird has won the top prize in our Diamond Jubilee design competition, run in partnership with the Somerset County Gazette. Talia, ten, of Wellsprings Primary School, got to see her design, pictured, blown up in size and driven to her school in front of classmates last week. Talia

Glasgow residents receive update on recycline and renewable energy centre

Thousands of Glasgow residents have received vital information through their doors letting them know how they can have their say over the proposed £154 million Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC).  Last week around 16,000 residents in the G42 postcode area received newsletters outlining details of a 12-week public consultation programme on plans

June 1, 2012

Viridor gets into the Jubilee Spirit

As probably the largest UK based recycling company, Viridor is helping employees, neighbours and children to celebrate the Queen’s sixty years on the throne.    In an eventful fortnight of patriotism for Viridor, employees based at the company’s head office in Taunton have seen the Olympic Torch pass by on its way around the country

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