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December 24, 2014

Oxfordshire ERF completes construction

Viridor is delighted to confirm that its Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Ardley, near Bicester, has been granted its ‘Acceptance Certificate’ marking the end of the EPC contract and completion of the construction phase of the facility. The facility is now fully operational under the management of Viridor. Construction of the £200 million energy recovery

December 23, 2014

Incident at George Square, Glasgow

Colin Paterson, Scottish Regional Managing Director of Viridor, today commented on yesterday’s tragic incident involving the collision of a city council waste collection vehicle at George Square, Glasgow. Mr. Paterson said:  “Colleagues in Glasgow, across Scotland and throughout Viridor were deeply saddened following the news of yesterday’s incident at George Square. Our thoughts are, of

December 22, 2014

Dunbar ERF contract signed

Recycling, resources and waste management company Viridor, has signed a three year deal with a consortium of the two major contractors to build a ‘next generation’ Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) just weeks after announcing that work would proceed on the £177m project at Dunbar in East Lothian. Technology specialists Babcock & Wilcox Vølund (BWV) and Construction

December 3, 2014

Zero Waste Edinburgh & Midlothian

Viridor today (3 December 2014) commented on the outcome of a residual waste procurement project by the City of Edinburgh Council and Midlothian Councils. Mr. Colin Paterson, Scottish Regional Managing Director at Viridor, said: “We are deeply disappointed not to have been selected to help realise Edinburgh and Midlothian’s zero waste residual project vision. Both

December 2, 2014

Statement : Viridor Enviroscot Ltd

Viridor today (2nd December 2014) commented on the outcome of a safety breach in the matter of Her Majesty’s Advocate Vs Viridor Enviroscot Ltd. Mr. Mark Burrows-Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Recycling and Resources at Viridor, said: “Viridor takes the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees very seriously indeed. We invest heavily in creating safe

December 1, 2014

Sue Ryder gets £1K for H&S excellence

Viridor and its construction partners – B&W Volund, Interserve and Fichtner – are working to the highest standards to complete the construction of the Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF). Today they celebrated achieving 200,000 man hours – equivalent to nearly 23 years – without time lost to accident or injury. To mark the achievement and

November 28, 2014

Pennon Group Half Year Results Announced

Viridor’s parent company, Pennon Group has announced its unaudited results for the half year ended 30 September 2014. A presentation for City audiences will be held today, Friday, 28 November 2014, at 09:00am at Haberdashers’ Hall, 18 West Smithfield, London, EC1. A live audio webcast of the results presentation will be available at and

Green light for £177 million East Lothian ERF

Scotland’s ambitions to be a zero waste nation were boosted today (28th November) as Viridor announced final approval for a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) at its existing rail linked Oxwellmains waste treatment hub in East Lothian, Scotland. Part of a £1.5bn UK investment programme in ‘next generation’ recycling and renewable energy infrastructure, the latest

November 27, 2014

Manchester drivers play santa for Mission Christmas

Viridor’s Trafford Park depot will again be working in partnership with Manchester’s Key 103 radio station as part of their Mission Christmas campaign this year. As well as encouraging our own employees to donate to the campaign, we will be making the most of our considerable vehicle fleet in Greater Manchester to carry out some

November 26, 2014

Scottish waste crime crackdown

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling, resources and waste management partner, today (26th November 2014) backed Scottish Government action to tackle waste crime. Speaking at the first Environmental Crime Task Force conference in Edinburgh, Mr. Colin Paterson, Scottish Regional Managing Director, Viridor, said: “Waste crime is a significant and growing problem in Scotland. It is funding organised


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