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February 27, 2013

ERF complementary information submitted to Sutton Council

Viridor confirms that it has enhanced its commitment to accelerating sustainable regeneration in South London. Following ongoing discussions with the London Borough of Sutton, a number of additional measures have been submitted to the council. These range from the commitment to setting up a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) group for the area to the

February 12, 2013

15,000 see waste in action in Greater Manchester

Recycle for Greater Manchester celebrate their 15,000th visitor since opening their first Waste Experience education centre in 2009. The 15,000th visitor was from Hursthead Junior School, Stockport Year 3 class, who were visiting to see how their recycling is sorted and separated. Recycle for Greater Manchester have four Waste Experience education centres located in Bury,

February 11, 2013

The One Show features Mason’s MRF

On Friday 8 th February, the BBC One primetime programme ‘The One Show’ visited Viridor’s Materials Recycling Facility and landfill site at Masons in Ipswich for their ‘Street Barber’ feature.  On the programme, site operatives Steve Mann and Danny Finch both had their hair styled by celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas. Steve had his hair cut on

February 1, 2013

Viridor Welcomes Quality Moves in Recycling

Viridor has welcomed the launch by DEFRA of a draft code of practice for materials recycling facilities (MRFs), alongside the English Quality Action Plan for recycled materials. The draft Code of Practice would require all MRFs that handle over 1000 tonnes per annum of materials to measure the quality of all inputs and outputs.  This

Peterborough EfW contract signed

Today (1 February) Viridor has signed a Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract with Peterborough City Council (PCC) to treat the council’s residual waste over the next 30 years.  The contract requires the development of an Energy from Waste (EfW) facility at the council’s existing recycling site in the Fengate industrial area.  The facility will have a capacity

Viridor identified as Preferred Bidder for Prosiect Gwyrdd contract

Prosiect Gwyrdd,  a partnership between Caerphilly Borough County Council, The County Council of the City and County of Cardiff, Monmouthshire County Council, Newport City Council and Vale of Glamorgan Council, has recommended Viridor as the provisional preferred bidder to deliver an environmentally sustainable solution for treating the partners waste which cannot be practically recycled or


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