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Viridor joins the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants

Viridor has become the newest member of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP). The company currently operates eight energy recovery plants in the UK, with three in commissioning and another under construction. This year Viridor facilities will receive 2.9 million tonnes of residual waste (including joint venture facilities), producing 242MW electricity, enough to power

The Beddington ERF construction partners Neil Thompson Fichtner, Dominique Granger CNIM, Andrew Whittington Merton Mencap, Garry Wolfe Viridor and Gareth Rooney Lagan Construction Group.

Viridor donates to Merton Mencap after safety milestone

Workers building Viridor’s Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Sutton have chosen to donate £1,000 to Merton Mencap after reaching 500,000 working hours without a lost time incident. Over the summer there have been around 450 construction workers at the site and ensuring that everyone goes home safely at the end of each day is

Avonmouth ERF is currently under construction.

Viridor says UK needs serious debate on vital infrastructure

Viridor says the UK needs to move beyond the debate about the scale of the UK’s residual waste treatment capacity gap and start a serious discussion about the best way to fund the vital recycling and recovery infrastructure required to meet the demand of the UK economy.  This is the view of Viridor’s Strategy and

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

August 14, 2017

Green waste put to good use in south London!

Viridor has made its latest donation of high quality soil conditioner to the Good Food Matters Charity in Croydon. The soil conditioner is made from south London’s green waste. The leading UK recycler recently delivered c. 25 tonnes (that is the equivalent to around 25 adult polar bears) to the Good Food Matters Community Food

CIWM members explore Beddington ERF

CIWM members explore latest ERF in Viridor’s network

Last month Viridor welcomed a delegation from the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) New Member Network to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in south London. Ten of the Institution’s over 5000 members were able to see how Viridor is building a state-of-the-art energy recovery facility to divert non-recyclable waste away from landfill and

Beddington ERF development

Colin Church given a glimpse of resource management in south London

Earlier this month, Viridor welcomed Dr. Colin Church, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) construction site in south London. Colin, who represents over 5000 members in his role, explored how Viridor works closely with the South London Waste Partnership (comprising the Boroughs of Croydon,

Beddington Farmlands Walks, hosted by the Viridor Beddington Team – Friday 24th February 10.30

Viridor is hosting an open day on Friday 24th February at its Beddington site for members of the community to explore the 120 hectare site. The event follows the success of events held during 2016 with over 50 people finding out more about waste management and ecological habitats in Sutton. Currently the landfill site at

Community projects to benefit from Beddington ERF

Do you know of a community led organisation or project in South London area? Last month (27 October) Viridor launched the Beddington Community Benefit Fund and officially welcomes applications to share part of the funding pot worth over £975k spread across the 25 years of the partnership between Viridor and the South London Waste Partnership. Viridor

Discover hidden Beddington: Community open days at the Farmlands

Bird Watchers Paradise, in partnership with the Beddington Farmland Bird Group and MKA Ecology – Tuesday 23rd August – 10.00 & 13.00 Beddington Farmlands Walks, hosted by the Viridor Beddington Team – Sunday 11th September – 10.00 & 12.00. The Viridor team at the Beddington Farmlands are hosting two open days this summer for members

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