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UK high street brands working with Viridor to close the loop

Viridor is working with the majority of the big brands on the high street to ensure product packaging can survive the sortability process and go full-loop at its network of UK specialist polymer recycling facilitates. This collaboration across the supply chain is becoming increasingly important, especially in view of this week’s Budget announcement of a

Laura Rattigan, Viridor St Helens Unit Manager, with Lee Shaw-Binns, Viridor St Helens Compliance Manager.

Viridor retains prestigious WEEELABEX accreditation for St Helens WEEE facility

Viridor has retained the WEEELABEX accreditation for its cooling process at the St Helens, Merseyside, WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) facility. Viridor St Helens was the first in the UK to achieve this prestigious certification in 2015 after undergoing an extensive evaluation of its systems and processing of refrigeration treatment.  Tom Liddell, Viridor’s Head

Viridor's 2018 Sustainability Report.

Viridor releases 2018 Sustainability Report and urges wider industry reporting against UN goals

Viridor has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, drawing on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its benchmark for defining performance. Dan Cooke, Group Head of Sustainability for Viridor’s parent company, Pennon, said the resources and waste management industry would benefit from wider and consistent reporting against the UN SDGs. He said: “There are currently

The behind-the-scenes video Plymouth City Council and Viridor produced to show the journey of plastic from collection to recycling and reprocessing.

Plymouth City Council and Viridor go behind-the-scenes to show how plastic is recycled

Plymouth City Council and Viridor have teamed up in a bid to show residents how their efforts at home make a difference and help to ensure more plastic is recycled, reprocessed and reused. According to the Viridor 2018 Recycling Index, which was released last month, four in 10 members of the public think all their

Viridor’s Head of Recycling Assets, Colin Richardson.

Viridor’s £3.7 million investment in Crayford Materials Recycling Facility

    Viridor has invested £3.7 million in enhanced paper purity and fire protection systems at its Crayford Materials Recycling Facility near Dartford. The Crayford MRF receives 300,000 tonnes of co-mingled content from 28 local authorities each year. Crayford MRF, through extensive mechanical recovery and manual quality controls, processes large volumes of municipal and commercial

• Bristol North West Foodbank receiving the £2,500 donation from Viridor and their construction partners at Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre to mark their safe and considerate working achievement.

Viridor Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre reaches half a million safe working hours

UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor and its construction partners, CNIM S.A. and Clugston Construction Ltd, have celebrated achieving half a million man hours at the Avonmouth Centre – equivalent to over 57 years – without time lost to accident or injury and has been recognised for working to a very high level of

Viridor Does Recycling Week 2018

September 24, 2018

2018 National Recycling Index

The Viridor UK Recycling Index 2018 shows public concern over plastics use is at an all-time high, with four in five believing the UK should find a way to deal with its own recycling without having to export it to other countries. Click here to view the 2018 National Recycling Index in full detail. Key

Viridor’s Sales and Collections Managing Director, Mark A Woods, with Stuart Beavers, Head of Retail Services at Safestore.

Viridor wins two-year national waste management contract with UK’s largest self-storage provider

Viridor has won a new two-year waste management contract with Safestore, the UK’s largest self-storage provider.  The two-year agreement for a total waste management solution covering Safestore’s 120 locations across the UK was reached following a competitive tender exercise undertaken on behalf of Viridor by David Rollinson, National Sales Executive.  Raj Bhania, Supply Chain Manager

September 7, 2018

What a hot summer means for UK glass recycling

Published in Recycling & Waste World (06 September 2018) http://www.recyclingwasteworld.co.uk/in-depth-article/why-the-uks-summer-has-boosted-glass-recycling/182760/ Written by Viridor’s Media and Campaigns Manager, Lisa Templeton The UK’s spectacular summer has been dramatically reflected in glass recycling. Viridor has reported that scorching temperatures have seen Britons quench their thirst and drive quality glass recycling – the company processed 22,000 tonnes of bottles

Viridor staff with the specially designed Manchester Pride livery which will be used when the company supports the Big Weekend for the sixth year from 24 to 27 August. Pictured are Viridor staff members: James Hussaney, Collections Driver; Pete Lawler, Collections Loader; Rob Hardman, Assistant Collections Business Unit Manager;

August 22, 2018

Viridor bin trucks fly rainbow flag for Manchester Pride

Viridor’s distinctive green bin trucks will fly the rainbow flag with a specially designed Manchester Pride livery when the company supports the Big Weekend for the sixth year from 24 to 27 August.   In addition to the two rainbow flag bin trucks, Viridor will provide five roll on roll off vehicles and 270 bins

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