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September 27, 2017

Brexit is our opportunity, the UK must lead the war on waste

Rubbish is not the sexiest of topics but it is increasingly newsworthy. By Sarah Heald, Director of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations Leaving the European Union presents a huge opportunity for the UK to develop a radical new approach to waste policy. As a Director of Pennon Group, a business headquartered in Exeter but with

Viridor 2017 Recycling Index: UK public increasingly confused and concerned about recycling

Only 25% believe that all waste that can be recycled is recycled Fewer than one in five (16%) people feel recycling labelling on product packaging is very easy to understand Most consumers predict negative consequences if recycling levels do not increase, and are open to initiatives that could lead to an increase in recycling levels

Viridor’s Development Manager and Co-ordinator of Technology and Innovation, Marcus Du Pree Thomas at the University of Sheffield.

Viridor works with university on innovative robotics project

Robotics, cobotics and hive robots – all are innovative technology which, if correctly harnessed for the waste industry, could have a significant impact on plant safety and efficiency.  One of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has spent two years working with the University of Sheffield on projects which have very

The Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association (Avfall Sverige) delegation with Viridor's Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, following a tour of Viridor's £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.

Viridor hosts visit from Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association

Viridor has hosted a high-level delegation from the Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association (Avfall Sverige), giving the group a tour of its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.  The two-day United Kingdom visit on September 4 and 5 by 25 Swedish delegates was organised by the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Scottish Centre

Viridor's Director of Regulatory Affairs Dan Cooke with Carymoor Educational Trust Honorary President and Founder Hamish Craig, Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis and Carymoor CEO Rupert Farthing and pupils from Castle Cary Primary School.

Viridor helps eco charity Carymoor celebrate 21st anniversary

The Somerset-based eco charity which has transformed 100 acres of capped landfill into a species-rich nature reserve, Carymoor Environmental Trust, has celebrated its 21st anniversary with  an event attended by guests including Glastonbury Festival organiser and committed environmentalist Michael Eavis.  Mr Eavis joined the Carymoor team’s anniversary and wanted to promote the important work Carymoor

Viridor welcomes you at RWM 2017

Pennon Group’s Viridor is at this year’s RWM exhibition at the NEC Birmingham from 12-14 September 2017. This flagship show offers great opportunities for B2B networking with over 450 exhibitors and 11,000 Viridor is sponsoring the fantastic Café Viridor at this year’s RWM. One of the key meeting points at the heart of the event, Café

Beddington ERF anchors London’s latest heat network

Viridor has signed an agreement with the London Borough of Sutton’s energy services company, Sutton Decentralised Energy Network Limited (SDEN), to deliver heat generated at its Beddington site to a network in south London. This initiative will distribute resilient supplies of hot water and heating to the new mixed use development, the New Mill Quarter

Lakeside Energy from Waste facility opened its to doors chemists and budding chemists recently.

Chemists of all ages inspired by Lakeside Energy from Waste facility

The Lakeside Energy from Waste facility and Education Centre – a joint venture between Grundon Waste Management and Viridor – opened its doors to  more than 30 existing and budding chemists, aged from eight to 78! Organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry and Brunel University, the August event was designed to encourage young people to explore

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