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Viridor’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, has been appointed Group Head of Sustainability for its FTSE 250 parent company.

Dan Cooke confirmed as Pennon Group Head of Sustainability

Viridor’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, has been appointed Group Head of Sustainability for its FTSE 250 parent company, Pennon. This is a new role within the company’s Environment & Sustainability Department and will ensure the development and delivery of a refreshed and comprehensive Group-wide sustainability strategy and performance metrics, all in support of

Ardley Energy Recovery Facility.

The changing landscape of energy and Viridor’s role

The following opinion piece first appeared in CIWM Journal on 9 August,  2018. The energy landscape in Great Britain has changed dramatically in recent years with most new capacity coming from smaller, locally connected generation sources. This trend is set to continue, says Viridor energy accreditations manager Steven Sepp. Viridor has embraced this evolving energy

Viridor has invested in a Max-AI AQC (for Autonomous Quality Control) robotic sorter for the company’s Skelmersdale Plastics Reprocessing Facility (PRF).

Viridor invests in robotic sorting for Skelmersdale Plastics Reprocessing Facility

Viridor has invested £445,000 in upgrades to its Skelmersdale Plastics Reprocessing Facility which include the addition of the Max-AI AQC (Autonomous Quality Control) robotic sorter.   Viridor is an early adopter of this ground-breaking technology which will help purify PET plastics, recovering metals and other plastic types and removing contamination. It will be operational later this

Pennon Head of Sustainability Dan Cooke, Viridor Newhouse Process Operations Manager John Elliot, SEPA Chief Executive Officer Terry A’Hearn and Pennon Director of Environment Ed Mitchell.

Viridor and SEPA discuss Scotland’s glass resource at Newhouse glass recycling facility

Viridor and its parent company Pennon have hosted SEPA Chief Executive Officer Terry A’Hearn at the company’s £25 million Scottish glass recycling facility at Newhouse, the UK’s most advanced glass plant, designed to help drive Scotland’s circular economy.  Mr A’Hearn was given a tour of plant which features advanced recycling technology from across the globe.

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