Careers   |   Contact Us

News & Blogs

Financing waste infrastructure – Chris Jonas at national conference

Viridor Director of Business Development, Chris Jonas, was a keynote speaker at the recent ‘financing waste infrastructure’ conference organised by the Environmental Services Association, London Waste & Recycling Board, and Addleshaw Goddard. Held in London on 26th November, the conference considered the needs of London in relation to new waste infrastructure to reduce reliance on

BBC National News – Viridor transforming food waste

“We can take that material and squeeze the energy out of it so that people, by recycling their food waste, are actually helping keep the lights on.”  That was the message from Viridor’s Director of External Affairs, Dan Cooke, speaking to BBC as part of a package broadcast on BBC 6 O’Clock News, 10 O’Clock

Northern Powerhouse resource network key to stagnating UK recycling

Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies, today (Thursday 26th November 2015) called on the UK to follow the northern powerhouse model for regional resource networks to boost stagnating national recycling rates. Speaking at a major national ‘Future of Waste Management Conference’ held at Salford University, Viridor’s Regional Managing Director,

November 20, 2015

Trident Park ERF Education Centre opens its doors

Viridor’s Education & Visitor Centre at Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility, opened in June by the Welsh First Minister, has received its first visitors. 150 children have visited the Centre since the start of the school term with children from Ninian Park Primary and Thornhill Primary Schools, Cardiff, being some of the first through the

Viridor supports East Lothian Council unsung heroes

Viridor, the recycling, resources and distributed energy company developing a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) at Dunbar, East Lothian, last night (12th November) presented the East Lothian Council ‘Unsung Hero’ Star Award to Keith Christie of the council’s outdoor education team. As part of a community sponsorship programme which includes  flagship GO4SET education partnership with

MRW Column: milk, mandatory minimums and momentum for a circular economy.

In the latest of his thought leader column’s for the UK resource sector’s leading journal, MRW, Director of Viridor Resource Management Herman Van Der Meij looks at milk, mandatory minimums and momentum for a circular economy. There’s a chill in the air on a cold Saturday morning in Amsterdam.  In the Van Der Meij household

GO4SET education launch in Moray

School teams from Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray eagerly attended the launch of the Go4SET competition. This annual competition encourages pupils to gain an understanding of how maths, science, engineering and technology (STEM) is a central part of the world around them and gives an insight into future careers. The excitement was palpable as the

Awards success for £25m Lanarkshire glass plant

A £25m Scottish glass recycling facility, opened by the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment, Richard Lochhead MSP in September, has won a Scottish Government backed circular economy award. The Newhouse recycling centre, operated by Viridor, achieved the Zero Waste Scotland award for ‘Best Private Sector Initiative’ at the recent Scottish Resources

BBC Sunday Politics talks to Viridor

BBC One’s flagship politics programme, The Sunday Politics, talked to Viridor this week about recycling, resources and global commodity markets. The programme, hosted by anchor Andrew Neil, featured a package at Viridor’s £205m Ardley Energy Recovery Facility.  Opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG, GCVO earlier this year, the package featured BBC South’s Politics

Taunton Town FC

Viridor Stadium drives up recycling for fans of Taunton Town FC

Viridor is proud to announce their continued sponsorship of local football team, Taunton Town FC. The sponsorship deal, which runs until 2019, includes naming rights to the Viridor Stadium and is part of Viridor’s on-going commitment to working in partnership with the communities in which they operate. The sponsorship will enable the club to continue its


FOLLOW US @viridorUK


RT @SustainPlymUni: It’s @GlbRecyclingDay today and we want everyone to come down to the Roland Levinsky Building to play our interactive g…

Feedback Friday is here!! Find out what our customers have to say ➡️ A brilliant review f…

23,500 tonnes of waste are produced annually at UK music festivals. Learn how you could minimise your waste footpri…

RT @CHSW: With over £9000 raised already the convicts are doing well but will they all raise their bail and be let out by the end of the da…

<% end_control %>