Environmental and Health Concerns

Viridor takes its responsibility to protect the environment very seriously.  We also recognise we have a duty of care towards those people who live or work near to our facilities.  We will consider all of the key environmental aspects of our proposed development in detail and take all necessary steps to make sure that there will be no disadvantage to the environment or local community by progressing with these proposals.  

Our planning processes will ensure that:

  • household waste transported to and from the facility will be fully contained to remove the potential for litter;
  • loading, unloading and all processing will take place within fully enclosed buildings;
  • potential risk of dust and odours will be minimised and all emissions will meet the most recent, rigorous standards set by the Environment Agency;
  • noise levels will be kept well within acceptable limits, for example by locating waste management activities as far as possible from surrounding residential areas and implementing effective mitigation measures in the design of the facility;
  • the number of vehicles will be minimised and all deliveries will take place within specified operating hours only, using major routes that avoid main residential areas.

Environment - Cheshire

World-class environmental management
Viridor operates an integrated Business Management System (which includes environmental, quality and health and safety management systems).  This is audited by an external body to check that our management systems meet UK quality standards.  Our Corporate Responsibility Policy and annual Corporate Responsibility Report are available to download at our website www.viridor.co.uk or available on request.

We continually measure the impact and benefits of our operations on the environment and invest in protection measures to ensure we maintain continuous improvement in environmental and health and safety performance.

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