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Viridor and Kier sign 10,000-tonne Sheffield Glass contract

Viridor and Kier Environmental Services have joined forces in a 12-month contract which will see Cheshire West and Chester councils’ 10,000 tonnes per annum kerbside collected glass sent to Sheffield as part of a closed loop recycling waste management solution.  Viridor Resource Management Managing Director Keith Trower said the company was committed to ensuring that

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Viridor completes £1m glass recycling plant upgrade and wins multiple local authority contract

  Viridor has completed a £1 million upgrade of its Scottish glass recycling plant and has secured a Scottish Procurement contract covering five Scottish local authorities and a total estimated annual tonnage of 10,500. Viridor Resource Management (VRM) Managing Director Keith Trower said Viridor had completed the £1 million upgrade of its £25m facility in

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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

• Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council Waste Contract Officers Peter Davies and Phil Tomlin with Viridor Contract Manager Rick Brady and Tracy Dean, from Viridor Logistics.

Viridor and Wigan Council renew dry mixed recycling contract

Viridor and Wigan Council have renewed the contract for the council’s dry mixed recycling which sees the continuation of a strong partnership aimed at supporting increased recycling ambitions.  Viridor Business Development Manager Simon Wright said Viridor was responsible for the collection, haulage and recycling of Wigan’s brown bin dry mixed recycling from the Council’s depot

Ryan Porter, from Viridor, Newhouse, became a CBeebies “presenter” for the day, helping the BBC team to explain the glass recycling process.

Viridor brings recycling to life for pre-schoolers on Cbeebies

Viridor’s recycling facility in Newhouse is featured on an episode of ‘Down of the Farm’, a programme on CBeebies which teaches pre-schoolers about where their food comes from, but also about how to care for the environment and its inhabitants in different seasons.  For the upcoming winter series, the programme will be showing children what

Viridor welcomes the Government’s 25-Year Environment Plan

Viridor welcomes the clear ambition laid out in the 25-Year Environment Plan, and especially the Government’s commitment to publish a new Resources and Waste strategy in 2018 aimed at making the UK a world leader in resource efficiency. Viridor, and its parent company Pennon, has previously urged the Government to put resource productivity at the

A Gravesham school has won a £500 prize and has been named a county recycling champion after topping the leader board in a home recycling challenge.

Viridor, Kent County Council and Wastebuster share lessons in recycling

A Gravesham school has won a £500 prize and has been named a county recycling champion after topping the leader board in a home recycling challenge.  More than 100 schools across Kent were involved in a national competition and Gravesham Borough Council took the opportunity to challenge their own schools in a local version of

Viridor 2017 Recycling Index: UK public increasingly confused and concerned about recycling

Only 25% believe that all waste that can be recycled is recycled Fewer than one in five (16%) people feel recycling labelling on product packaging is very easy to understand Most consumers predict negative consequences if recycling levels do not increase, and are open to initiatives that could lead to an increase in recycling levels

The Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association (Avfall Sverige) delegation with Viridor's Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, following a tour of Viridor's £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.

Viridor hosts visit from Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association

Viridor has hosted a high-level delegation from the Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association (Avfall Sverige), giving the group a tour of its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.  The two-day United Kingdom visit on September 4 and 5 by 25 Swedish delegates was organised by the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Scottish Centre

Paul Brown, Viridor’s Managing Director of Recycling and Integrated Assets, and Keith Trower, Viridor Resource Management Managing Director, with members of the Chinese delegation who visited the Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.

Chinese delegation visit Viridor’s Newhouse glass recycling centre

Viridor has hosted a visit from a high-level Chinese delegation at its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland – one of Europe’s most advanced facilities.  The visit was to allow the Guangdong delegation to tour a Mogensen-built glass recycling plant and learn about the recycling infrastructure in place in Scotland from collection to processing.

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