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Viridor has joined forces with three major UK retailers – Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s – and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging.

Viridor works with major retailers on circular economy solution to black plastic

Viridor has joined forces with three major UK retailers – Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s – and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging in a project welcomed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The result is a circular economy solution to a previously challenging material which

The BBC's The One Show visited Rochester Plastics Recycling Facility and the Skelmersdale reprocessing plant as part of their beach plastic special.

Viridor and The One Show use beach plastic to show the Circular Economy in action

Viridor and the BBC’s The One Show combined their resources to send a powerful message on the need to act now to stem the tide of beach and ocean plastics and to demonstrate  how the Circular Economy can work when the right stuff is put in the right bin.  Viridor’s Logistics team transported the beach

Newhouse Glass Recycling Facility.

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

Viridor statement following deposit return scheme announcement

Viridor, the UK’s biggest recycling company, looks forward to working with the Government on a deposit return scheme which ensures waste is valued as a resource, rather than rubbish, kept off our beaches and out of oceans and put back in the British economy where it belongs. With its current investment and plans for expansion

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

• 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

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

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

• Lowri Jones, President of the University of Plymouth Students’ Union, with Viridor Account Manager (South West) Ian Poyser during Green Week at the beginning of February

Viridor signs five-year contract with University of Plymouth

Viridor has signed a five-year contract with one the South West’s leading educational and research institutions – the University of Plymouth – to manage its hazardous and non-hazardous waste across all university campuses in Devon.  Viridor Account Manager (South West) Ian Poyser said the contract saw Viridor offer a new campaign to boost recycling across

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

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