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April 24, 2014

Viridor sponsors award-winning science festival

From zombie science to space ships and super seabirds, Viridor has once again helped deliver an action-packed weekend of science for families in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Borders and beyond, as part of its partnership with Dunbar SciFest. With over fifty-three event providers delivering ninety-three events to nearly seven thousand visitors, Dunbar SciFest, now in its

April 22, 2014

Delivering Britain’s economic growth

Today (22 April), Viridor’s infrastructure projects were listed as contributors to Britain’s long-term plan for economic growth in an announcement by Downing Street. The announcement talked about key projects in rail, road, local transport, flood defences, broadband, airport infrastructure and waste management which are due to start construction in 2014 to 2015. In a separate

April 11, 2014

Lakeside EfW gets solar PV roof panels

The impressive Lakeside Energy from Waste facility, near Heathrow Terminal 5, has always been self-sufficient in energy.  Now it is even more energy efficient, thanks to the installation of solar photovoltaic panels on its famous curved roof. A joint venture between two of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies – Grundon Waste Management

April 10, 2014

Scotland’s Green Economy : SNP Fringe

From recycling to renewable energy, Scotland is rapidly becoming one of Europe’s leading sustainable nations.  As part of Viridor’s cross-party public affairs programme, the latest in its ‘Leading the Debate’ sessions moves this weekend to the Scottish National Party conference in Aberdeen. This event – Building Scotland’s Green Economy – will see leading thinkers examine

April 8, 2014

Suffolk recycling contract win

Leading recycling company Viridor has been awarded a four-and-a-half year contract plus an option to extend for a further two-year period by the Suffolk Waste Partnership to sort and market mixed recyclable materials arising from households in the county.  Viridor, part of the FTSE-250 Pennon Group plc, will sort and market the estimated 50,000 tonnes

April 4, 2014

Business Development Director

In line with Viridor’s stated and developing strategic focus on transforming waste and in the delivery of its business plan, a review of our organisational structure is being conducted. Part of this review sees the duties of the current Business Development Directorate being reallocated to various other functions within the Company. As a consequence, Howard

Exeter energy from waste takes first delivery

The Exeter Energy from Waste plant is scheduled to take its first waste delivery on Monday 7th April. Following the end of the cold commissioning testing process, the facility is ready to enter a new stage of commissioning that should lead to full scale operations from July. Although the first waste will be delivered on

Glasgow waste transformers Go4SET

Budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across Scotland’s largest city showcased their cutting edge ideas to transform waste in Glasgow in a bid to secure a place in the Scottish final of the pioneering Engineering Development Trusts Go4SET science and educational programme Thirteen secondary schools from the city engaged in an intensive 10-week programme

April 3, 2014

Viridor sponsors CIWM New Member Event

Viridor is proud to be sponsoring the largest-yet New Members Network National Event, and to have two colleagues speaking at the two-day conference being held today and tomorrow (3 – 4 April) in Oxford. Over 130 members of the waste industry are currently gathered for the 13th National Event for the New Member Network, which,

Supporting young minds in Scotland

Viridor, Scotland’s leading resource and renewable energy partner, is supporting early years education at the global HQ nursery of Scotland’s largest corporate. In addition to working with 96% of Scottish local authorities, public sector bodies and leading corporates, Viridor provides a full range of zero waste recycling services to RBS through international facility services firm


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