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August 27, 2014

Viridor Wins Dacorum Borough council contract

Viridor is pleased to announce it has been awarded the contract to process and sell dry recyclate materials for Dacorum Borough Council. Beginning in November 2014, the contract will run for three-years with the option of a further two-year extension at the discretion of the parties involved. Dacorum Borough Council, part of the Hertfordshire Waste

August 21, 2014

£1,000 boost for Sue Ryder in Peterborough

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 100,000 man hours – equivalent to nearly 11.5 years – without time lost to accident or injury. To mark the achievement and

August 18, 2014

Compost is ‘revived’ at Southport Flower Show

Viridor’s Revive multi-purpose peat-free compost, made from household food and garden waste, was exhibited at Southport Flower Show, last week (14-17 August). The compost was also used by the North West Counties Allotment Society at the event, which is the UK’s largest independent flower show. Viridor has made huge advances in recycling the organic waste that it receives and

August 14, 2014

Power generation begins at Ardley ERF

Viridor is delighted to confirm that its Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) has successfully synchronised with the National Grid. This significant advance in the commissioning process is one of the final steps to be put in place before the site becomes fully operational later this year. Ardley ERF, in Oxfordshire, is expected to process 300,000

August 13, 2014

GRREC waste project marks landmark 250 jobs

The state of the art Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) site marked an important milestone today (Tuesday 12 August) with 250 workers employed on its construction. Included in the 250 people helping to build one of Europe’s most advanced waste management facilities are a host of locally employed modern apprentices, student placements and

August 12, 2014

Education initiatives underway at Trident Park

Viridor is investing £223 million in developing Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility and has always been committed to putting education right at the heart of that. This week, local Port Talbot company, Blackbox AV, was appointed to deliver the new visitor and education centre that will enable children and adults alike to learn more about the

August 10, 2014

Commissioning underway at Trident Park

Commissioning of Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility has begun prior to the facility completion in December 2014. During the testing phase a number of one-off events will occur which neighbours may see or hear. Viridor has sent its first community newsletter to 12,000 households near to the facility informing local residents of what to expect.  A

August 8, 2014

Grate progress at Peterborough ERF

Viridor and Babcock & Wilcox Volund (BW Volund) hosted a celebration event on Wednesday 6th August to recognise the installation of the new DynaGrate® at the Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF). The event was attended by members of Viridor, Interserve, BW Volund, Fichtner and members of Peterborough City Council. In addition, a wide ranging group

August 7, 2014

Dunbar: Scotland’s first zero waste town

Scotland’s leading resource and renewable energy partner Viridor today welcomed the announcement of Dunbar, East Lothian as Scotland’s first zero waste town. The company, which works with 96% of Scottish local authroities and which is investing £500m in next generation zero waste green infrastructure, including at Dunbar, joined Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead MSP

August 2, 2014

Viridor helps Festival 2014 go green

While Scotland’s athletes are going for gold, visitors to the Festival 2014 events running alongside the Commonwealth Games are going green, with help from Viridor volunteer recycling ambassadors. Viridor staff have worked in partnership with Festival 2014 organisers to help the huge crowds flocking to sites across Glasgow to separate their waste to ensure as

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