Vattenfall and Viridor team up to capture energy from waste heat for UK cities

The partnership will see waste collected, recycled into clean heat and delivered through pipes to warm homes and businesses

Waste-to-energy plant to warm homes in Cardiff with £26.5m district heating network

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility could generate enough power to heat more than 68,000 households

Waste-to-energy plant reaches one million tonnes of non-recyclables milestone

Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Wales receives 350,000 tonnes of residual waste every year

New UK facility will convert 30k tonnes of unrecycled plastic to recycled oils

The work for the project is expected to be finalised by the end of 2023

Business deal
KKR to buy recycling firm Viridor for £4.2bn

Pennon Group stated that the deal still needs approval from its shareholders, merger control clearance from the European Commission and needs to meet certain other conditions

Unilever inks five-year deal with Viridor for recycled plastic

The waste management firm will provide it from its £65m Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre near Bristol

Geminor lands contract to handle waste wood in Norway

The companies involved believe the contract is the first of its kind in the country – it will see much of the wood recycled into furniture

Viridor plastic recycling site
New £65m plastic recycling plant to be powered by landfill waste

The facility will be powered by another plant turning 320,000 tonnes of waste from landfill into 32MW of electricity

Viridor invests £3.7m at materials recycling facility

The money has been used for “enhanced paper purity” and fire protection systems

M&S, Sainsbury’s and Tesco team up to tackle black plastics

They will work with waste firm Viridor, which has developed a method of reusing the hard-to-recycle material