Peterborough opens £72m energy recovery plant
A new state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Peterborough is expected to help the city divert 95% of its waste from landfill.
£700m Scottish waste facility to divert 90% waste from landfill
A new £700m waste processing facility is expected to help five Scottish councils divert up to 90% of their waste from landfill.
Viridor unveils UK's most advanced glass recycling facility
Recycling and resources firm Viridor today opened a £25m glass recycling facility in Newhouse, North Lanarkshire.
Viridor snaps up Nestle's Inder Poonaji to drive sustainability strategy
Waste management firm Viridor has recruited Nestle's former head of sustainability, Inder Poonaji, to direct its own sustainability, safety, health environment and quality divisions.
Circular economy package: Policy priorities for the UK
The European Commission's long-awaited circular economy package must take into consideration renewable and decentralised energy, economic growth and voluntary agreements as a means to minimise waste across the continent.
Viridor on track for zero-waste-to-landfill at EfW plants
Waste disposal firm Viridor has taken a major step towards becoming zero-waste to landfill in its Energy Recovery Facilities (ERFs) thanks to a new recycling deal with a carbon-negative aggregate specialist.
Landfill closures promote waste as resource
Waste management firm Viridor has hailed the closure of two landfill sites as the "end of an era" as non-recyclable waste is instead being transformed into energy.
NHS Trusts make new recycling commitment
Recycling firm Viridor has secured a five-year contract to process and treat waste and recycling for three NHS Trusts in Devon.
Defra slammed for 'stepping back' from waste
Defra has been slammed for "stepping back" from waste and needs to show strong leadership in order to improve England's recycling rate, a cross-party committee of MPs has said.
Resource management industry calls for Government to show 'clear leadership' on waste policy
England will risk missing its 2020 EU recycling target if the Government fails to show clear leadership on waste policy, industry leaders have warned.
Viridor breaks ground at £12.5m Kent recycling plant
Waste management and recycling firm Viridor has started work on a new Plastics Recycling Facility (PRF) in Rochester, which will boost the region's plastic recycling capacity by 75,000 tonnes a year.
Viridor switches on Runcorn energy recovery plant
Waste management and recycling firm Viridor has confirmed that it has switched on its Runcorn energy recovery plant.
Energy storage development receives boost with £8m funding
The Government has today awarded two British companies more than £8m to boost innovation in energy storage.
Atlas Packaging secures partnership to recycle 1500t of cardboard annually
Waste management firm Viridor and Atlas Packaging have unveiled a new three-year partnership that expects to see in the region of 1500 tonnes of pre-consumer cardboard waste being recycled each year.
Viridor to unveil £25m glass recycling plant in Scotland
Recycling firm Viridor has announced that it will open a £25m glass recycling plant at Newhouse in Lanarkshire this summer.
Landfilling now at 'record low' in the UK
More than 20 landfill sites have closed in the past 12 months, bringing the total number of site closures to over 150 since the UK first went into recession in 2008.
Waste industry collaborates for closed loop packaging solution
Eco Plastics has joined forces with leading waste contractor Viridor, announcing a 12-month contract to help close the loop in soft drinks packaging.
Viridor appoints new CEO to build on Drummond's legacy
Ian McAulay has been appointed as Viridor's new chief executive, taking over from Colin Drummond who retires next month after leading the UK waste and recycling business for 20 years.
EfW powers ahead with emerging trend for smarter diversion
Market momentum continues around energy-from-waste with many investors showing appetite for a mix of technologies as landfill diversion takes hold and new infrastructure comes on-stream.
EXCLUSIVE: Viridor CEO urges ministers to set energy targets for EfW
Senior politicians should spell out the contribution that energy-from-waste (EfW) can make in a future energy mix amid concerns the UK is sleep walking into an energy crisis.