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Viridor welcomes Waste Crime report

Viridor has welcomed a new report aimed at tackling the £604 million a year cost of waste crime to the industry in England and which calls for effective regulation and enforcement, including the banning of serious and repeat offenders from the sector. Viridor’s Head of Public Affairs  Martin Grey said the Environmental Services Association Educational

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Colin Church given a glimpse of resource management in south London

Earlier this month, Viridor welcomed Dr. Colin Church, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) construction site in south London. Colin, who represents over 5000 members in his role, explored how Viridor works closely with the South London Waste Partnership (comprising the Boroughs of Croydon,

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Boys Brigade talk rubbish and recycling in Colnbrook

Boys from the 1st Slough Boys Brigade Junior Section have been finding out what happens to their rubbish – courtesy of staff from Lakeside Energy from Waste.  Lakeside Energy from Waste is a joint venture between two of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies – Grundon Waste Management and Viridor.   The Brigade’s

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Viridor backs Policy Exchange focus on Post-Brexit, Bespoke for Britain Waste Resource Policy

One of the UK’s largest environmental infrastructure groups, Pennon – owners of Viridor – has today backed a heavy-weight report by Policy Exchange on the future of UK waste and resources policy. The report, ‘Going Round in Circles: Developing a new approach to waste policy following Brexit’ looks at the economic opportunity of a reformed

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Viridor congratulates Scottish Government on Global Green Economy Awards

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has congratulated the Scottish Government on scooping a prestigious award at “The Circulars”, at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, is the world’s premier circular economy award program,

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A brand new Viridor

Viridor announces today (20.10.16) that it will be transforming its brand identity as part of a rebrand of the companies within the Pennon Group. Having evolved from a regional waste haulage and landfill business, Viridor has been through a decade of rapid growth and investment making it one of the leading recycling and energy recovery

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One Planet Opportunity

Viridor today (21st September) backed the Scottish EPA’s (SEPA’s) new One Planet Prosperity regulatory strategy.  Martin Grey, Head of Media Relations and Public Affairs, talks exclusively to Herald Scotland. With a current and planned investment of some £500 million in Scotland’s waste and recycling capabilities, waste specialist Viridor, part of the Pennon Group, believes it

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Viridor wins ten year plan for South Lanarkshire residual waste

Post-recycling black bag waste from South Lanarkshire Council is set to be transformed in a new partnership with recycling and waste management company Viridor. Aligned with waste reduction, reuse and recycling the £127 million partnership will divert waste from landfill by recovering renewable energy from residual ‘black-bag’ waste. South Lanarkshire Council, Scotland’s fifth largest local

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Fun in the sun at Bargeddie summer fun day

Staff from Viridor’s £11m Bargeddie material recycling hub had fun in the sun this weekend as six colleagues joined pupils, parents and grandparents at the annual St. Kevin’s and Bargeddie Primary Schools summer fun day. With hundreds attending the joint-campus community event, Viridor sponsored the day and brought a series of recycling vehicles, with staff

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Ealing the latest London borough transforming waste with Viridor

Ealing Council is the latest in a string of the capital’s council’s who have chosen to boost their recycling with Viridor. The move will see the council move to a simpler, consumer friendly ‘commingled’ recycling system allowing residents to recycle more in one blue bin, whilst allowing advanced technology to do the rest. The contract

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