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February 14, 2019

Viridor wins total waste contract for Hinkley Point C

Viridor will be playing a crucial role in maximising the environmental credentials of one of Europe’s largest construction projects after securing the total waste management contract at Hinkley Point C. The company will be working with EDF Energy and using its expertise to deliver a zero to landfill agreement which emphasises the waste hierarchy and

February 12, 2019

Lithium ion battery warning issued after landfill site fire

Lithium ion (li-ion) batteries may have been to blame for setting 300 tonnes of refuse on fire last month. It took over 40 hours and, at its height, forty firefighters and six fire trucks to tackle the fire in Dunbar on 22 January. The Dunbar fire was in a building where waste arriving on site is

January 30, 2019

Viridor landfill ‘time tunnel’ to be explored in Year of Green Action

 A landfill “time tunnel” which explores the history of waste is part of a year-long programme of environmental events planned by Viridor this year. In its 25-Year Environment Plan, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs named 2019 as a Year of Green Action, aimed highlighting the role that people and businesses can play

January 28, 2019

Viridor and Suffolk County Council agree 10-year contract renewal

Viridor and Suffolk County Council have agreed a £88.75 million renewal of the contact for the council’s mixed dry recyclate. The 10-year contract, which covers the sorting of the recyclate through Masons Materials Recycling Facility, near Ipswich, and marketing of the material by Viridor Resource Management, begins in May. Viridor Head of Local Authority Development

January 16, 2019

Viridor Beddington Community Fund already supporting local projects with around £65,000

As part of Viridor’s commitment to deliver lasting benefits to the local community in south London, Viridor has provided local projects with around £65,000 through the Beddington Community Fund. The Fund was launched in late 2016, to help support local community projects within the London Boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Croydon and Sutton. The initiative allows

(L-R) helping with the sorting process, the Beddington ERF construction partners visit the Sutton Foodbank to give their support – Vincent Carles (CNIM), Neil Thompson (Fichtner), Mark Tomlinson (Sutton Foodbank), and Garry Wolfe (Viridor).

December 24, 2018

Beddington ERF brings Christmas cheer to Sutton Foodbank

Members of the Beddington ERF construction team, including CNIM, Fichtner and Viridor, supported the Sutton Foodbank this Christmas by presenting them with £1200 that will be used to support vulnerable members of the community. The donation has been made to mark the achievement of working for 250,000 hours at the ERF without a safety incident.

Phil Piddington, Managing Director of Viridor and Chairman of the Environmental Services Association

December 19, 2018

Viridor welcomes Government’s new Resources & Waste Strategy

Viridor, the largest UK-owned resources and waste company, has welcomed the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy as an an important policy framework to guide future investment. This investment is crucial to delivery of recycling and reprocessing infrastructure to match UK recycling ambitions. Phil Piddington, Managing Director of Viridor and Chairman of the Environmental Services Association,

Livingston FC manager Gary Holt, player Jack Hamilton and Barry Neill from Viridor get in the holiday spirit to support Forth Radio’s Mission Christmas.

December 7, 2018

Livingston FC joins forces with sponsor Viridor to support Mission Christmas

Scottish Premiership football team Livingston FC has joined forces with Viridor, Scotland’s biggest recycling and renewable energy company to support Radio Forth’s 2018 Mission Christmas appeal. With the help of Viridor, the club has signed up to be a collection point for fans and locals alike who wish to donate gifts and help make Christmas

From left to right: Cash for Kids Charity Executive Alice Edwards and Forth 1’s Marty and Boogie join forces with Viridor’s Alex Dunbar, Barry Neill and Indya Nisbet for Mission Christmas 2018.

Forth 1’s Boogie gives Viridor’s Mission Christmas partnership the thumbs up

Radio Forth morning favourites, Boogie and Marty have made a special visit to the station’s Cash for Kids distribution centre to thank representatives from Viridor, Scotland’s biggest recycling and renewable energy company, for their help with the 2018 Mission Christmas appeal. Making use of its logistics expertise, Viridor has provided a team of five dedicated

Viridor Commercial Manager (The North and Scotland) Tania Bowler, Viridor Account Manager Chloe Cooke with MediaCityUK Estates Manager Rachel Williams and MediaCityUK Soft Services Manager Jennifer Davies.

November 21, 2018

Green Apple Awards recognise Viridor and MediaCityUK for Environmental Best Practice

  Viridor and MediaCityUK have been recognised in the Green Apple Environment Awards, the annual international campaign to recognise, reward and promote environmental best practice around the world. This year’s awards, presented at a ceremony held at Westminster, recognised Viridor and MediaCityUK in the Environmental Best Practice category for the split-body vehicle used as part

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