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

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,

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.

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

Women of the Future award honour for Viridor Resource Management’s Imogen Harvey

Viridor Resource Management’s Imogen Harvey has been honoured at a Women of the Future awards evening where she was presented with the award for MBA Star. Imogen is the head of VRM’s Supply Optimisation Unit and, when she was presented with her award at the ceremony in London last week (14 November, 2018), Baroness Garbrielle

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

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

The new Bonnyrigg bins and Viridor lock system.

New Viridor bins help Edinburgh businesses challenge staff to recycle more

Viridor is introducing a new bin designed to help Edinburgh businesses drive up their recycling rates along with a new Viridor “V” bin locking mechanism. Barry Neill, Viridor’s Bonnyrigg Collections Business Manager, said the company, with customers across Edinburgh, understood that everyone wanted to make the most of recycling opportunities and support Scotland’s ambitions towards

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