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May 21, 2015

Recycling centre’s excellence recognised

Viridor’s Priorswood Recycling Centre has been recognised for its innovation, quality and performance when it was short listed in the prestigious Let’s Recycle Awards for Excellence in the best Civic Amenity Site of the Year category.  Priorswood is one of 16 recycling sites operated by Viridor on behalf of Somerset Waste Partnership across the county.  It

Priorswood Recycling Centre recognised for its excellence

Taunton’s Priorswood Recycling Centre was recognised for its excellence this week when it was shortlisted at the prestigious Lets Recycle Awards for Excellence in the best Civic Amenity Site of the Year category. Priorswood Recycling Centre is one of 16 Recycling Centres operated by Viridor on behalf of Somerset Waste Partnership across the County. In

May 20, 2015

Pennon announces preliminary results

Today (20 May) Pennon released its unaudited results for the financial year ended 31 March 2015. Viridor Chief Executive, Ian McAulay joined the Pennon Chairman to share the Pennon Group preliminary results with the City at 11.00am. During his presentation Ian spoke about how Viridor has passed the strategic point of inflexion with the company operating strongly with the

May 15, 2015

Time for Government to step up on waste crime

Viridor has today published its response to a joint consultation on waste crime from Defra and the Welsh Government, to call for Government action to address the problem. The response sends a clear message that it’s time for the Government to step-up in supporting the sector, amid fears that resources and waste policy has been

May 13, 2015

Back to school at Viridor college

BACK TO SCHOOL AT VIRIDOR COLLEGE In the latest edition of Materials Recycling World (MRW) magazine, Viridor’s HR & Regulatory Director, Simon Catford, talks about a pioneering partnership with Edge Hill University and how it is helping the company develop its business leaders of the future.  A new class of engineers, operational, commercial and corporate

May 12, 2015

Viridor comment: Welsh Environment Bill

Viridor, the recycling and renewable energy company behind a £223m investment at Trident Park, Cardiff, today commented on the publication of the Environment (Wales) Bill and cautioned on its potential to damage further investment in Wales. Dan Cooke, Director of External Affairs, said: “Today’s publication of the Environment (Wales) Bill sends mixed messages to resource,

May 7, 2015

HVDM writes for Glass International

GIVING THE WORLD’S RESOURCES NEW LIFE In the latest edition of Europe’s largest glass magazine, Glass International, Director of Viridor Resource Management Herman Van Der Meij looks at our £25m investment in the UK’s most advanced glass recycling facility at Newhouse, Scotland. “You can tell there’s an election fast approaching” I was told at a

May 6, 2015

Save £500 on your little princess

As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome home baby Princess Charlotte they, like many couples, will be tackling the daily duties that come with being new parents, most notably nappies. Sending their best wishes to the happy royal couple, Viridor, Britain’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner, reminded mums and dads up

May 5, 2015

Revive launched in West Sussex

To mark National Compost Awareness week (4 to 10 May 2015) this week, Viridor is launching its newly branded, locally produced,  soil conditioner compost called ‘Revive’ at all of West Sussex County Council’s 11 Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs) in partnership with West Sussex County Council. The brightly packaged Revive is a certified quality soil


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