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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,

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

Pennon Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations Director Sarah Heald filming a segment on plastic recycling for the BBC's The One Show.

Viridor calls for minimum requirement on use of recycled plastic

Viridor, the UK’s biggest recycling company, has called on the Government to introduce a minimum requirement on the use of recycled plastic in new products which it says will help keep it off our beaches, out of oceans and back in the UK economy where it belongs.  Sarah Heald, Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations Director

The 2,500 teddies which formed part of the Viridor Mission Christmas collection in and around Manchester, Bury and Altrincham.

Viridor’s 2,500 teddy collection helps to give kids a special Christmas

A van filled with more than 2,500 teddies was just one of the collections recycling and renewable energy company Viridor carried out over the festive season to help give almost 60,000 children a gift at Christmas. Viridor Trafford Park depot staff collected from 385 collection points in and around Manchester, Bury and Altrincham as part of

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

• Batman (Scott Barbour, Viridor Loader), Captain America (Logistics Co-ordinator John Ward), Batman vs Superman (Craig Crawford, Loader). Batman (Scott Barbour, Viridor Loader), Captain America (Logistics Co-ordinator John Ward), Batman vs Superman (Craig Crawford, Loader).

Viridor gear up for Children In Need truck pull challenge

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, are in training for a six tonne truck pull challenge to raise money for Children in Need. Staff at Viridor’s Material Recycling Facility at Bargeddie have been challenged by training company GTG Training to dress up as their favourite superheroes and see who can pull the massive

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

Viridor and MediaCityUK, the Salford home of the broadcast giants the BBC and ITV, have renewed their partnership in a three-year contract.

Viridor and MediaCityUK renew partnership in three-year deal

Viridor and MediaCityUK, the Salford home of the broadcast giants the BBC and ITV, have renewed their partnership in a three-year contract. The seven-days-a-week contract sees Viridor collect an annual average of 210 tonnes of card/paper, 170 tonnes co-mingled mixed recycling and 800 tonnes of general waste. Viridor Logistics, Collections & Fleet Managing Director Mark

The Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Resourcing the Future conference was held on June 27 and 28.

50% recycling and beyond – markets, challenges and opportunities

To achieve real progress beyond 50% recycling rates the industry needs closer collaboration and recognition of shared cross-sector goals and challenges, along with a shared risk and responsibility from producers, packagers, retails, recyclers and reprocessors.  This is the view of Viridor’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Dan Cooke. He shared this with delegates at the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Resourcing the Future conference held on June

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