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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

Viridor’s waste-free packed lunch project turns pupils into ambassadors for change

Pupils from Woodstock CE Primary School in Oxfordshire are giving parents food for thought with messages to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. The Year 3 and Year 4 pupils are working with largest UK-owned recycling and energy recovery company Viridor, to carry out a waste-free packed lunch challenge. The project is part of the ‘Earth...

30/10/2019

Local children given winter clothing thanks to Viridor donation

A donation of £1,666 from Viridor, is set to help Scotland's Radio Forth Cash for Kids Coats for Kids campaign give 66 disadvantaged local children winter clothing packs, including a winter coat each.

08/10/2019

Work-ready: Life after uni on Viridor’s graduate scheme

Viridor today welcomed a fresh intake of candidates for its 2020 Graduate Programme, with the aim of attracting and developing new talent in the waste management and green energy industry.

07/10/2019

Viridor releases 2019 Sustainability Report - good progress made in priority programmes

The largest UK-owned recycling, resources and waste management company has released its 2019 Sustainability Report setting out its priority programmes in plastics, biodiversity and sustainable finance, with the aim of driving accelerated progress in these areas.

04/10/2019

Making plastic fantastic: Viridor’s fresh educational offering empowers school pupils

Children are excellent ambassadors and voices for change, says Viridor and this is why the largest UK-owned recycling company is encouraging a shift in behaviour towards waste through education.

02/10/2019