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Viridor wins total waste contract for Hinkley Point C

Viridor will be playing a crucial role in maximising the environmental credentials of one of Europe’s largest construction projects after securing the total waste management contract at Hinkley Point C. The company will be working with EDF Energy and using its expertise to deliver a zero to landfill agreement which emphasises the waste hierarchy and

Where does my waste end up?

February 5, 2019

Where Does My Waste End Up?

As a business, you have a legal responsibility to know where your waste goes and whether it is being treated properly. As part of your service, your supplier should ensure the waste streams they deal with have a clear disposal route. Your supplier should be able to be transparent in processing your waste and should

6 things you should know when it comes to waste management

6 Things You Should Know When It Comes To Waste Management

When considering a recycling and waste management provider for your business, there are some things you should consider before you make that decision. We’ve pulled this handy guide to help you select a provider. 1) How can I reduce the amount of waste my business produces? Your provider should assist you in the reduce, reuse

Viridor Commercial Manager (The North and Scotland) Tania Bowler, Viridor Account Manager Chloe Cooke with MediaCityUK Estates Manager Rachel Williams and MediaCityUK Soft Services Manager Jennifer Davies.

Green Apple Awards recognise Viridor and MediaCityUK for Environmental Best Practice

  Viridor and MediaCityUK have been recognised in the Green Apple Environment Awards, the annual international campaign to recognise, reward and promote environmental best practice around the world. This year’s awards, presented at a ceremony held at Westminster, recognised Viridor and MediaCityUK in the Environmental Best Practice category for the split-body vehicle used as part

L-R: (Dunbar Grammar School Pupils) Izzie Love / Milla Berggren / Tess Brennan / Rachael Dickson / Kitty Bird (Judging Panel) Cllr Shamin Akhtar / Tom Reid - Waste Service Manager ELC / Provost/Cllr John McMillan / Katie Colquhuon - Viridor (Knox Academy Pupils) Sammy Hall / Rachel Smith / James Dobrescu-Parr

East Lothian schools’ success in Viridor eco challenge

Pupils from two East Lothian schools have won recognition for projects that have been hailed as “excellent” in a prestigious competition sponsored by Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, Viridor. The teams from Dunbar Grammar School and Knox Academy in Haddington so impressed judges with their projects to improve the county’s sustainability and recycling

The control room of a Viridor energy recovery facility.

Viridor joins the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants

Viridor has become the newest member of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP). The company currently operates eight energy recovery plants in the UK, with three in commissioning and another under construction. This year Viridor facilities will receive 2.9 million tonnes of residual waste (including joint venture facilities), producing 242MW electricity, enough to power

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's Director of Regulatory Affairs Dan Cooke with Carymoor Educational Trust Honorary President and Founder Hamish Craig, Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis and Carymoor CEO Rupert Farthing and pupils from Castle Cary Primary School.

Viridor helps eco charity Carymoor celebrate 21st anniversary

The Somerset-based eco charity which has transformed 100 acres of capped landfill into a species-rich nature reserve, Carymoor Environmental Trust, has celebrated its 21st anniversary with  an event attended by guests including Glastonbury Festival organiser and committed environmentalist Michael Eavis.  Mr Eavis joined the Carymoor team’s anniversary and wanted to promote the important work Carymoor

Viridor is hosting two open days at the 120-hectare Beddington Farmlands.

Viridor to host community open days at Beddington Farmlands

Members of the community will have the opportunity to see for themselves how the 120-hectare Beddington Farmlands is being transformed from an active landfill site into one of London’s most significant wildlife conservation areas. The two open days will be hosted by the Viridor landfill team at the south London site and will include exploring

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