Press Releases

Press Releases

Global resource management company, Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, is trialling two electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (eRCV) on the streets of London.
The company is the first in the industry to gain the MoD highest badge of honour for supporting the Armed Forces.
Peat use must be banned to hit zero-carbon targets. Find out how 4M tonnes of peat-free compost available on our doorsteps can replace peat.

Projects form part of the €5.5bn investment plan to improve water infrastructure
Over 130 tonnes of premier soil from the world-famous Wembley Stadium will be dispersed across London playing fields. Find out how Veolia and The Football Association will redistribute the topsoil.
Financial support for community and environmental projects from the Veolia Environmental Trust reached a new record of £5.88 million during 2018/2019 financial year, beating the previous years record of £5.3 million
Find out how the Dales Voe decommissioning facility in Shetland is one step closer to becoming a centre of excellence for recycling offshore structures.
Veolia helps Dwr Cymru Welsh Water deliver savings of over £440,000 across two Water Treatment Works
Veolia and Westminster City Council have given parade goers their most colourful clear up to date, with rainbow collection vehicles, brooms and barrows used to clear over 55 tonnes of recycling and waste from the streets.
New carbon reporting tool is fully adapted to energy, water, and waste to help achieve a low carbon future to save both the environment and money.
Veolia calls for stricter guidelines to avoid 20,000 related deaths every year - but there is a tech solution!
Veolia awarded BITC Silver CORE accreditation in Northern Ireland for being a responsible company
Over one year since The UK’s Plastics Pact was launched Veolia UK, a founding member, has announced a further £1 million investment in it’s Dagenham Plastic Recycling facility as demand ever increases.

Veolia is among seven companies shortlisted for the NI Responsible Company of the Year Award
Unilever has pioneered the use of a new detectable black pigment for its High Density Polyethelyne (HDPE) bottles for its leading brands, TRESemmé and Lynx, so they can be detected by recycling plant scanners and sorted for recycling.
Veolia is calling on UK businesses and the public sector to recognise what can be achieved today, and take a major step forward to implement the actions that are vital to reduce emissions.
This year Veolia’s London Marathon clean up delivered a personal best for recycling, with over 350,000 plastic bottles collected for reprocessing.
New community on iconic former industrial site will gain from Veolia’s heat network expertise.
Veolia launches new services designed to achieve compliance with the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting scheme
Over 80% of people say they would use reverse vending machines.
On 1st March 2019, the South East London Combined Heat and Power (SELCHP) facility, based in Lewisham, celebrated 25 years of providing London residents with low carbon electricity and heat, and a sustainable solution for their non recyclable waste.
Veolia signs first Non-Domestic Energy Efficiency framework contract for Glasgow Life leisure centres
Litterers are throwing away their chances at love and are 77% less likely to secure a second date
As part of a new framework contract with Anglian Water, Veolia is targeting savings of £1.07million through process optimisation and energy management, and reducing the water company’s carbon footprint.
Businesses and manufacturers will pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste, under a major new government strategy unveiled by the Environment Secretary today.
The waste and resource sector is projected to single-handedly save over 200 million tonnes of carbon emissions between the years 2023 - 2032.
Boost for Armed Forces as Veolia upgrades commitments to military personnel.
The growing success of the circular economy, and the real benefits the approach is delivering to the UK Economy has now been highlighted with the publication of Veolia’s latest Sustainability Report, published today.
Richard Kirkman comments today's Autumn Budget.
Ground-breaking technology developed in the UK will be fitted to rubbish trucks in Westminster, in the bid to reduce harmful emissions and nitrogen oxide by 99 per cent.
Three-year partnership will improve waste collection and recycling infrastructure to help create a circular economy for plastics waste.
Veolia-Peterson Joint Venture - comprising Veolia ES UK Limited and Peterson UK Limited - has signed a contract with the offshore heavy lift and pipelay contractor Allseas for the provision of dismantlement and disposal services for a major Northern North Sea decommissioning project.
The latest YouGov research has revealed that 61% of C-suite executives and energy managers in the private sector have not set out a target to reduce their carbon emissions
This Recycling Week, we reveal new research that says 89%* of people believe packaging should change.
Time to redesign plastics - most consumers want at least 50% recycled content in their bottles.
We're trialling innovative electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCV) charged by power derived from the waste they have collected.
Veolia is now working in partnership with Irish Water to develop and operate a new 75 million litres per day water treatment plant at Vartry, Co Wicklow.
Veolia will collect 120 million coffee cups for recycling in 2019 - a dramatic 300% increase from this time last year
Veolia is boosting Cranswick Foods’ sustainability by delivering energy to their production lines using Combined Heat and Power, CHP, technology.
Veolia, has appointed Gavin Graveson as Executive Vice President of UK & Ireland for Veolia. He succeeds Estelle Brachlianoff who has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Veolia group based in Paris.
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital targets €26m in guaranteed savings.
Veolia leads the pact when it comes to tackling the plastic challenge.
Up to 146 million MWh (43% of Grid load) in low-carbon energy could ensure security of supply for UK industry
With the World Cup around the corner and OLED TVs a popular purchase, Veolia has received 65% more flat screen TVs at its state of the art recycling facility in Shropshire.