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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

marking Vridor’s partnership with Somerset Wildlife Trust and the Trust’s first urban wildlife project, Routes to the River Tone, the first two interpretation boards of 15 have been installed in Children’s Wood. Pictured, from left, are Dan Cooke, Director of Communications and External Affairs, Viridor; Rebecca Pow MP; Simon Nash, Chief Executive Somerset Wildlife Trust; and Melanie Huggins, Head of Sustainability, Viridor.

New partnership opens up wild Taunton for everyone

Viridor has renewed its partnership with the Somerset Wildlife Trust to support their urban wildlife project, The Routes to the River Tone, to bring people closer to wildlife in Taunton. The partnership, now entering its second year, will hold a programme of activities engaging Viridor employees and the communities of Taunton, focused on opening up

Photo by Theo Moye 08/07/16 Viridor announce their new sustainability partner Plantlife at Carymoor Environmental Trust, Castle Cary, Somerset. Inder Poonaji, Director of Sustainability for Viridor, right, is pictured with Michael Krause of Plantlife.

Viridor Plantlife partnership to save endangered wild flowers

New collaboration with Plantlife to help save UK native species One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, is collaborating with international conservation organisation Plantlife, to help save endangered UK wild flowers. The Natural Capital Coalition pilot project, launched during #GlobalGoals Week, aims to increase the populations of Meadow Clary, a rare

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Boosting recycling at River Cottage Fair

River Cottage’s Spring Food Fair achieved 72% recycling by serving all food on compostable packaging. Aiming to beat the UK event average of 15%, River Cottage trialled UK company Vegware’s compostable packaging and recycling support. After the three-day event, 680kg of used takeaway packaging was composted with food and green waste at Viridor’s Heathfield In-Vessel

Kyran Bracken presents representatives from World of Books and Viridor with their award

World of Books and Viridor clean up at National Recycling Awards

World of Books and its recycling partnership with Viridor fought off strong competition to be named ‘Retail/Service Sector Recycler of the Year’ at the National Recycling Awards on 6 July. Kyran Bracken, England rugby legend and Strictly Come Dancing winner hosted this year’s awards. Judges were impressed with the principles behind World of Books business,

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Kent County Council confirms Viridor as recycling partner

Viridor is set to continue its partnership with Kent County Council by processing and selling dry kerbside recycling collected from households across West and Mid-Kent.  The contract will officially commence in July and will run for two years, with the option of a further two year extension. With around 60,000 tonnes of recycling collected from

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Beddington ERF rewards local hospice with safe working

St Raphaels Hospice in Sutton has received a donation of £1,000 thanks to safe working practices at the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) construction site. Viridor and its construction partners Lagan Construction Group, CNIM and Fichtner were delighted to mark the achievement of reaching 100,000 working hours without a reportable incident at the site in

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