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.