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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

Runcorn Energy Recovery Facility.

Energy recovery within a waste strategy

This article first appeared in the May edition of Energy World magazine.   Waste-to-energy plants, or waste-fuelled energy recovery facilities, have come a long way since early incinerators, and now take their place firmly within the national resources and waste strategy, writes Viridor’s Lisa Templeton. Modern energy recovery facilities (ERFs – often also referred to

Peterborough Energy Recovery Centre.

Viridor wins new two-year waste management contract with Broadland Housing Group

Viridor has won a two-year waste management contract with a Norwich-based housing group responsible for 5,000 family homes, apartments, sheltered housing and housing with care throughout Norfolk and North Suffolk.  Broadland Housing Group (Broadland) will work with Viridor to raise awareness among its staff to ensure they segregate and recycle as much material as possible, with

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

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley hosts visit by prison officers

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Ardley near Bicester has hosted an educational tour for teaching staff and prison officers, as part of Milton Keynes College’s Offender Learning programme. The initiative, supported by the Teach Too Partnership and awarding body Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board, aims to encourage people from industry to share their

An artist's impression of the £252m state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Avonmouth.

£252m construction project offers opportunities to South West businesses

Firms invited to meet-the-buyer event on 12 July at Bristol Golf Club Local businesses and contractors, including those in the Bristol and Avonmouth areas, have the chance to take part in a landmark £252million construction project. Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, is building a state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility (ERF)

The Peterborough team with Anna's hope charity

Red Bull Soapbox Glory Awaits Viridor’s Refuse Rocket Team

They are the Red Bull Soapbox Race team who put the wheels in wheelie bin…and, when Viridor’s Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) team proudly take to the track at London’s Alexandra Palace in the Refuse Rocket on 9 July, it will be to the rousing notes of My Old Man’s A Dustman. The race website

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,

Viridor sign contract for Avonmouth ERF

Viridor appoints contractors to build new £252m Energy Recovery Facility in Avonmouth

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, has appointed CNIM S.A. and Clugston Construction Ltd to build a new £252million Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) on an industrial site in Avonmouth on the outskirts of Bristol.   Industrial engineering contractor CNIM will provide the established technology for the new, consented facility and

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething visits Viridor Trident Park

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething joins visit to £223m Cardiff ERF

Welsh Minister for Health, Well-Being and Sport Vaughan Gething has enjoyed a “fascinating” tour of Viridor’s £223 million Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Cardiff. Mr Gething, a Constituency Assembly Member, joined pupils from a school in his constituency, Moorland Primary, on Thursday (30 March) on a visit to the site and the ERF

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