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February 27, 2015

Comment on Aylesford Newsprint Ltd closure

Viridor Resource Management (VRM) – the company’s trading arm for recycled commodities – supplies high quality recovered paper (‘news and pams’) to ANL as well as other reprocessors of secondary commodities across the UK, Europe and beyond. Viridor notes the recent statement from ANL of their intention to enter into administration and can confirm there

February 24, 2015

Councils counting the cost of cuts

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, today (Tuesday 24th February 2015) commented on the latest CIWM / Ricardo-AEA Report ‘Waste of the front line – Challenges and innovations’, echoing the warning that UK councils are counting the cost of cuts in communications. The report, which looked at the

February 19, 2015

Viridor sponsors Dunbar SciFest

Viridor has announced sponsorship of the 2015 Dunbar SciFest as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), aimed at encouraging secondary school pupils across East Lothian to consider career opportunities in the green economy. The leading resources, recycling and renewable energy company, currently developing a £177m Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at

February 18, 2015

Viridor Chief backs investing in Perth

The Chief Executive of one of the UK’s largest resources, recycling and renewable energy companies this week backed Perth as an international investment location. Mr. Ian McAulay, Chief Executive of FTSE 250 Pennon Group’s resources arm, Viridor, backed the city on a visit to the firm’s £23m waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) on Shore

February 17, 2015

Viridor response re Beddington ERF

Viridor has been informed that confidential documents relating to the contractual process were published on the Kingston Council website. The published report included information regarding Viridor’s options on how to proceed with the project, should the cost of meeting restrictions placed by planning permissions become prohibitive. “Unsatisfactory planning” is a contractual mechanism enabling Viridor to

February 9, 2015

Need for new economic realism

Following the publication of last week’s DEFRA’s report: ‘Resource Management: A catalyst for growth and productivity ’, Viridor Chief Executive Ian McAulay has written exclusively for the industry’s leading news site, on the need for “new economic realism” in the resources sector. “With the general election fast approaching, it is encouraging that the Government

February 4, 2015

Over £5 million boost to the local economy

Viridor is delighted to announce that during the construction of Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), over £5million has been spent in the local area to date. Viridor aims to provide an economic boost to the local economy by working in close partnerships with nearby suppliers, services and amenities. Viridor and its construction partners – B&W

February 3, 2015

Viridor wins Lewisham recycling contract

Viridor is pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract to process and sell dry recyclate materials from the London Borough of Lewisham. Beginning in December 2014, the contract will run for twelve months. The London Borough of Lewisham will collect and transport kerbside recycling materials to Viridor’s Materials Recycling Facility in Crayford where,


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