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November 22, 2018

Viridor provides electric transport for Nene Park Peterborough

Release issued and written by Nene Park Trust  Nene Park has begun using a new electric vehicle to support volunteering and educational groups at the Park. The new van was provided by the Viridor in Peterborough Community Fund, which is linked to the Energy Recovery Facility in Fengate. The van will enable the Nene Park team

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

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August 15, 2018 ,

Viridor announce contract extension with Kent County Council

Viridor is set to continue its recycling partnership with Kent County Council following agreement on a 24-month contract extension through to July 2020. The processing and selling kerbside recycling contract, which has been held since 2016, will see Viridor receive around quarter-of-a-million tonnes worth of recycling from seven districts across West and Mid Kent. Viridor

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May 8, 2018

Viridor launches answer to hard hat recycling

Jason Goozee, Managing Director at Polymer Industries, (left) and Ian Poyser, Viridor Account Manager, (right) with the latest hard hats to be recycled Hot on the heels of signing the UK Plastics Pact, Viridor has launched what is believed to be the industry’s first hard hat recycling scheme which aims to divert thousands of complex

May 3, 2018

Viridor issues gas canister appeal ahead of barbecue season

As the UK gets ready to dust off its barbecues in the hope of sunny weather, Viridor is writing to the more than 200 local authority sites it services across the UK reminding them of the dangers gas canisters present.   Viridor’s Head of Recycling Assets (WEEE – Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Tom Liddell

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May 2, 2018

How Viridor is using training, apprenticeships and education programmes to invest in the industry’s future

Originally published by Recycling & Waste World on 12 April 2018 here  People are the lifeblood of any sector but, with the circular economy and low carbon goals of our industry, we need the best and the brightest to drive aspirations for future development. Viridor has the UK’s largest network of 300-plus waste facilities, including

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April 26, 2018

Viridor a founder signatory to UK Plastics Pact

Viridor is a founder signatory to the UK Plastics Pact, an initiative supported by the UK Government which aims to bring consumer brands, packaging, retail and recycling companies together to tackle plastic pollution and to maximise recycling and reprocessing opportunities. Viridor’s Regulatory Affairs Director Dan Cooke will join a panel discussion at today’s (Thursday, 26

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Viridor marks Bargeddie milestone with £2,000 donation to Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust

Pictured above: Phil Baker (Bargeddie site Project Manager), Alex Brown (deputy chairman of Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust), Brian Gray (Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust), Dave Quamby (Nationwide) Staff at the construction site of Viridor’s new residual waste treatment plant in Bargeddie marked 100,000 accident-free hours today with a special cheque presentation to Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust (LCCT).

The BBC's The One Show visited Rochester Plastics Recycling Facility and the Skelmersdale reprocessing plant as part of their beach plastic special.

Viridor and The One Show use beach plastic to show the Circular Economy in action

Viridor and the BBC’s The One Show combined their resources to send a powerful message on the need to act now to stem the tide of beach and ocean plastics and to demonstrate  how the Circular Economy can work when the right stuff is put in the right bin.  Viridor’s Logistics team transported the beach

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