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£700m household waste contract begins at Viridor's Bargeddie recycling hub

Viridor’s state-of-the-art residual Materials Recycling Facility (rMRF) at Bargeddie in North Lanarkshire has started to receive waste as part of a 190,000-tonne contract with five Scottish councils, diverting non-recyclable waste from landfill and generating low carbon energy.

15/01/2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre

Viridor was delighted to welcome First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon to the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC), which is located in her constituency.

13/01/2020

Closer collaboration is key to raising recycling rates

Closer collaboration between supermarkets and recycling companies is crucial to raising recycling rates, according to Viridor's head of sustainability Dan Cooke.

13/01/2020

Viridor agrees 40,000-tonne energy recovery contract with phs Group

Viridor has signed a five-year national contract with phs Group in an agreement based on a commitment to providing an energy recovery solution for 40,000 tonnes of non-recyclable material across the UK annually.

07/01/2020

Viridor hailed as trailblazer in bid to hit plastic recycling targets

Viridor is leading the way in helping the UK hit its ambitious plastic recycling targets, according to a new report.  

18/12/2019

Game changers: How Viridor is developing modern solutions for modern problems

*This article first appeared in the December 2019 edition of Energy, Oil and Gas magazine Modern problems require modern solutions. While waste management has been a matter of discussion for decades, today, the process is more closely associated with the goals of the climate agenda than ever.

12/12/2019

£4.5m investment in Dimmer landfill will cut 2,000 vehicle journeys

Viridor has invested £4.5m in a system at its Dimmer Landfill site in Somerset in a ground-breaking project, which will cut about 2,000 articulated tanker movements to the site every year.

10/12/2019

Viridor to supply kp with recycled PET in new five-year deal

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) – a global leader in sustainable fresh food protective packaging, together with Viridor – the largest UK-owned recycling, renewable energy and waste management company, have agreed a transformative five-year collaboration, locking in an annual supply from Viridor of 8,000 tonnes of post-consumer recycled PET...

03/12/2019

Growth and wise investment mean Viridor in line for strong 2020

Viridor looks set to enjoy a strong 2020 after promising half year results, announced by owners Pennon Group Plc.

27/11/2019

INEOS and Viridor partnership closes the loop with new hybrid plastics range available across Europe

INEOS and Viridor have joined forces in a world-leading project that will produce a range of high-specification polymers with up to 50% or more post-consumer recycled content.

25/11/2019

Viridor and Unilever agree five-year contract for recycled plastic

Viridor and Unilever have agreed a new contract which will see Unilever receive of a range of recycled plastic from Viridor’s £65m Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre near Bristol.

20/11/2019

Business leaders meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson for Back the South West campaign

Regional business leaders have met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson as part of a campaign to secure more Government investment in the South West.

06/11/2019

Viridor invests £2m in innovation project to create low carbon transport fuels from landfill gas

Viridor has signed an agreement to work with Dutch company CarbonOrO to deliver a global first – a gas clean-up system which transforms landfill gas into transport fuels in a process which also allows for successful capture of CO2.

04/11/2019