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Recycling Waste with AI Robotics

Veolia has introduced an innovative robotic arm at its Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) in London. The collaboration withRead More »

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Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management

Veolia has taken home two awards and a highly commended at the 2024 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and WasteRead More »

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Veolia to Deliver Waste and Street Cleansing Services in Sutton from 2025

The London Borough of Sutton has appointed Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, to deliver waste and street cleansingRead More »

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Veolia to Manage Low Carbon Energy at Consort Place

Veolia UK has won a 25-year contract to manage low carbon heating and cooling at the mixed-use Consort Place developmentRead More »

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“Ecosystem Engineers” to Increase Biodiversity of Kent Woodland

Following generous support from the Veolia Environmental Trust, Kent Wildlife Trust has received funding to help connect rural areas byRead More »

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Sunday Times ‘Best Places to Work’ Awards

Veolia has made a second successive appearance in the Top Ten Best “Very Big” Companies to Work for category ofRead More »

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Weathering the CO2 Storm

A partnership between Veolia and UK biotech startup FabricNano is trialling enzymes for permanent carbon dioxide removal directly from theRead More »

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Veolia Statement on UK Deposit Return Scheme Announcement

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President Veolia Northern Europe Zone, comments on the ‘joint policy statement’ from the UK governmentRead More »

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FA Cup Final Banner Recycled into Drawstring Bags and Sports Bibs 

The Football Association and Veolia have donated bibs and drawstring bags made from the recycled pitch cover for the 2022Read More »

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New Veolia Facility to Manage Hazardous Waste in South West England

Veolia is launching a new specialist facility based in Avonmouth, near Bristol, to meet the growing demand for the safeRead More »

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UK Plastic Packaging Tax Can Unlock £1.1 Billion

Veolia is calling on the UK government to escalate its Plastic Packaging Tax to incentivise the end market for recycledRead More »

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UK Budget: A Missed Opportunity?

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for Veolia in Northern Europe, comments on the UK Chancellor’s Spring Budget. Almost 60Read More »

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Veolia Opens UK’s First Safe Treatment Plant for Commercial Nitrous Oxide Canisters 

Veolia has started the first UK process lines for the safe treatment of nitrous oxide canisters. The innovative systems areRead More »

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Ashton Gate to Target Sustainability Goals with Veolia

Ashton Gate, home of Bristol City Football and Bristol Bears, has appointed Veolia as the stadium’s new recycling and wasteRead More »

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North London Council Urges Residents to Recycle Electricals

Haringey Council has unveiled plans for the launch of a borough-wide small electrical recycling doorstep collection service. The new serviceRead More »

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Feasibility Study to Determine Potential of Energy Recovery Facilities to Produce Sustainable Fuels

Veolia has launched a site feasibility study ahead of a pilot project to use innovative carbon capture processes in energyRead More »

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Engaging Residents for a Cleaner Borough

Haringey Council and Veolia are leading the way by deploying three new electric sweeper barrows and an electric caged tipperRead More »


Veolia Environmental Trust Supports Peat Bog Project

Lancashire Wildlife Trust has received funding from The Veolia Environmental Trust to restore a peat bog near the village ofRead More »

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Birmingham Awards Household Recycling and Waste Contract

Veolia will operate Birmingham’s household recycling centres (HRCs), three waste transfer stations and the city’s energy recovery facility under aRead More »

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Veolia Comment on UK Disposable Vape Ban

Gavin Graveson, Veolia’s Senior Executive Vice President for Northern Europe, comments on an announcement the Government of the United KingdomRead More »

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Haringey Council Extends Environmental Services Contract

Veolia has been awarded a two year contract extension to continue work to deliver ecological transformation in the London BoroughRead More »


Veolia Passes 2GW European ‘Flexible Power’ Milestone

Veolia has exceeded the milestone of 2GW of flexible power management introduced by the European to address fluctuations in generationRead More »

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Veolia Completes Pioneering Vehicle-to-Grid Trial

Veolia has unveiled a world-first vehicle-to-grid (V2G) innovation that enables waste collection trucks to power UK homes by feeding backRead More »

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Supporting Community Organisations in England

In December, the Veolia Environmental Trust has awarded £1 million to 19 community projects in England bringing total donations sinceRead More »

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Sustaining Grassroots Support for Community Projects

Veolia is delivering ecological transformation through its Sustainability Fund, supporting over 120 grassroots projects chosen for their exemplary contribution toRead More »

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EVIE Fleet Electrification Strategy of the Year Award

Westminster City Council in partnership with Veolia received recognition at the Electric Vehicle and Innovation Awards (EVIEs) 2023 for theRead More »

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AI Supporting Decarbonisation of One of the UK’s Largest District Heating Networks

For the first time in the UK, Veolia is using an AI monitoring tool to improve the efficiency of oneRead More »

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Sustainable ‘Starlight Faerie’ Brings Magic to the West End

On the corner of London’s Oxford Street and South Molton Street, passers by can now pause and contemplate the beautyRead More »

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Showcasing a Sustainable Future

On 7th November, more than 160 guests joined Veolia at BMA House in London to discuss sustainability and learn aboutRead More »

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Comment: It’s Not a Laughing Matter

Richard Hulland, Chief Risk and Assurance Officer for Veolia UK, comments on the recent update to UK law making possession ofRead More »

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Embracing Circular Fashion as the Next Big Trend 

Gavin Graveson, Senior EVP of Veolia’s Northern Europe Zone, has been appointed to the UK’s Circular Fashion Innovation Network’s Advisory Board. FashionRead More »

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Car Park Solar Farm Powers UK Hospital

Eastbourne District General Hospital is the first in the UK to receive renewable energy from a Solar Car Park (SCP).Read More »

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Veolia Comments on UK Simpler Recycling Announcement and Regulations to Reform Waste

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for the Northern Europe Zone at Veolia, responds to the announcement by the UK GovernmentRead More »


Cleaning up Sheffield with Kindness 

Veolia and Sheffield City Council have launched StreetKind, a campagn to tackle unacceptable levels of verbal and physical abuse ofRead More »

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Charging Ahead with a New Electric Fleet 

Kingston upon Thames London Borough Council is rolling out a new fleet of electric collection vehicles in partnership with Veolia. WithRead More »

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Why the UK Needs to Simplify Waste Reform

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for Veolia Northern Europe, comments on the government’s Resources and waste Strategy for EnglandRead More »

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Tesco and Veolia to Recycle Soft Plastic and Support Schools

A new partnership involving Tesco, Veolia, Groundwork and local councils in the UK will introduce greener areas in schools andRead More »

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Veolia Expand UK Solar Capacity

Veolia are providing an additional 59MWp of renewable electricity capacity following the start of operations at the UK’s largest solarRead More »

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Veolia Comments on Material Focus Vape Research

Donald Macphail, Chief Operating Officer – Treatment at Veolia UK, comments on research finding the number of disposable single-use vapesRead More »

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Veolia to Showcase Practical Solutions for Climate Change at UK Event

On 12 September Veolia is hosting a new event to raise awareness of ecological challenges including decarbonisation, depollution and theRead More »


Veolia Appoints Environmental Leader to Executive Committee

Cory Reynolds has joined Veolia as Corporate Affairs and Communications Director, and as a member of its Executive Committee. AnRead More »

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Home of Cricket to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is set to extend the sustainability credentials of the Lord’s ground through a wide-ranging recycling partnershipRead More »

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Closing the Loop on Plastic Milk Bottles

UK convenience retailer One Stop has rolled out an initiative to recycle over 380,000 plastic milk bottles annually from itsRead More »

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Reducing CO2 Emissions from Yellow Plant

Trials on yellow plant have demonstrated potential carbon savings of 58 per cent across Veolia’s fleet of over 660 site-basedRead More »

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Powering Waste Collection with Waste

Westminster City Council and Veolia have announced the full-scale rollout of the UK’s largest electric refuse collection fleet.  The vehiclesRead More »

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Welcoming Caroline: Veolia Deploys Electric Telehandler at Integrated Waste Management Facility

Veolia has introduced an electric MRF 360 telehandler at its Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) in Southwark as part ofRead More »

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Marching with Pride

Employees from Veolia participated in London’s annual Pride parade alongside a fleet of electric refuse collection vehicles adorned with aRead More »

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Mall of the Emirates Sets New Sustainability Standard

Mall of the Emirates has achieved the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, the highest level inRead More »

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Why Purpose Pays Off

According to a YouGov survey for Veolia, companies in the United Kingdom risk losing up to half their workforce ifRead More »

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International Women in Engineering Day: Interview with Jamie Dunn from Veolia

In advance of International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June, Jamie Dunn, National Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer (UK) atRead More »

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Veolia Expands Hazardous Waste Capacity in North East England

Veolia is bolstering its hazardous waste capacity in the north east of England with the establishment of a state-of-the-art HazardousRead More »


Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust Awards Sustainable FM Contract

Veolia has been selected to deliver a new multi-million pound “sustainable” FM contract that will focus on implementing hard servicesRead More »

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Celebrating Green Goals

Today, Wembley Stadium and Veolia thanked the fans at last week’s Women’s FA Cup Final for their help in achievingRead More »

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Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023 Award

Veolia has been included as a Top 40 employer in the inaugural list of Best Places to Work published byRead More »

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A Right Royal Cleanup!

As London hosted the party of the year Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, worked tirelessly to ensure theRead More »

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Veolia Launches UK Vape Collection scheme

A new vape collection service from Veolia UK will provide safe disposal and recycling routes for an estimated three millionRead More »

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University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust Awards Decarbonisation Contract

Veolia has been selected to decarbonisation projects at two acute hospitals for the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, oneRead More »

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Businesses Can Do More to Accelerate Water Conservation

Almost three quarters of participants in a global survey of attitudes towards water conservation believe businesses should prioritise conserving water.Read More »

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Dover District Council Reduces Carbon Emissions

Dover has recorded a 7.5 per cent decrease in carbon emissions under a new environmental services contract with Veolia. TheRead More »

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Jardine Motors Cuts Carbon with Circular Waste Oil Management

Jardine Motors is the first UK “top ten” dealership to reduce carbon emissions with Veolia’s fully circular waste oil managementRead More »

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Veolia Expands UK Clinical and Medical Waste Management Capabilities

Veolia has extended its medical waste management capabilities to address key issues for the United Kingdom’s healthcare sector and NHS,Read More »


Veolia Reaches New UK Net Zero Milestone

Veolia is now delivering more than six times more renewable electricity to the grid than it uses at 400 officesRead More »

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Hammersmith & Fulham Awards Waste and Recycling Contract

Veolia will support The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham’s net zero 2030 ambitions under a new long-term environmental servicesRead More »

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Energy from Wastewater Powering 800 Scottish Homes

Veolia is helping Scottish Water on its journey to net zero by increasing the amount of renewable energy generated atRead More »

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Veolia Senior EVP Elevated to Fellowship of Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

Gavin Graveson, Veolia Senior Executive Vice President Northern Europe Zone has been awarded Fellowship of the Chartered Institution of WastesRead More »

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Veolia Sustainability Fund Supported 96 UK Grassroots Community Projects in 2022

Veolia is continuing to deliver ecological transformation through its Sustainability Fund which supported 96 grassroots projects with more than £80,000Read More »

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Catalyst Management to Improve Manufacturing Uptime

A new service introduced in the UK from Veolia is targeting the process chemical and steel sectors which rely onRead More »


UK Public Hopeful for Climate Change Solution

A survey by Veolia and research and consulting firm ELABE reveals a majority of people in Britain believe climate disruptionRead More »

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Veolia Targeting Carbon Savings at Eastbourne District General Hospital

Veolia has been awarded a £27 million energy management contract to upgrade the 459-bed Eastbourne District General Hospital, part ofRead More »

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Supporting the Next Generation of Environmentalists

Veolia UK has teamed up with Groundwork and Tesco to donate trees and bird boxes for a new campaign toRead More »

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Veolia Unveils Industrial Resins for the Circular Economy at K 2022

Veolia have launched PlastiLoop, a new range of resins for industrial packaging, manufacturing and construction applications at K 2022, theRead More »

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Paint Can Recycling Scheme Reaches Million Milestone

A free-of-charge recycling scheme offered by AkzoNobel brand Dulux Decorator Centre in the UK in cooperation with Veolia has disposedRead More »

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Sculptor Transforms Westminster’s Waste into Beautiful Installation

Renowed 3D artist and sculptor Faith Bebbington supported by Veolia has unveiled ‘Tree Goddess’, the latest installation to be exhibitedRead More »

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Westminster Celebrates World EV Day by Commissioning New Electric Street Cleaning Bikes

Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, took to the streets to roll out their new, industry-leading fleet of electricRead More »


Veolia and Miracle-Gro Launch Recycling Scheme for Plastic Compost Bags

A new UK recycling operation involving Veolia, garden product brand Miracle-Gro, and Dobbies Garden Centres is set to address theRead More »

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Innovative Pipe Relining Used in District Heating Project

In a first for the UK, Veolia is using the latest carbon lining pipe technology for maintaining the integrity ofRead More »


Veolia and TotalEnergies to Build Oman’s Largest Desalination Solar Plant in Regional First for the Gulf

Global multi-energy company TotalEnergies and Veolia have signed an agreement to start the construction of the Sultanate of Oman’s largestRead More »

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Veolia Launches UK’s First Cloud-based Waste and Hazardous Material Management System

Veolia has introduced the first end-to-end cloud based system that can ensure compliance and traceability for hazardous and non hazardousRead More »

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Supporting London Pride and its Biggest Ever Cleanup Operation

Veolia proudly marched in this year’s Pride in London parade, with an electric collection vehicle in vivid rainbow colours takingRead More »

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Veolia Boosts Maintenance and Industrial Capabilities with Technology

Veolia, has extended the capabilities of its Industrial Site Services (ISS) team with the introduction of the latest vehicle technologies.Read More »


International Women in Engineering Day 2022: My Career in Engineering

On International Women in Engineering Day, Rocio Roldan Aguayo, CEng MIChemE and Veolia Process Engineer, discusses her route into theRead More »

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The Emirates FA Cup Scores for Sustainability

Chelsea in blue, Liverpool in red – but green was the colour of Saturday’s 2021/22 Emirates FA Cup Final asRead More »

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Veolia Launches Green Waste Collection Fleet

New collection fleet fully powered by HVO takes to the roads around Broadland

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City of London Corporation Announces ‘Clean City Awards’ Winners

A City of London firm which prevented food waste by delivering 80,000 meals to families in need during the Covid-19Read More »

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British Businesses Unaware of New Plastic Packaging Tax

Seventy-seven per cent of senior decision makers in retail and manufacturing who participated in a YouGov survey commissioned by VeoliaRead More »

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Boosting the Circular Economy in Wales

Veolia is helping in the drive to make Wales greener by increasing recycling moving towards a circular economy. As recyclingRead More »

Energy Management

Transforming Waste-derived CO2 into Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

One of the first synthetic eFuel production units in Europe could be implemented at LIPOR’s Energy Recovery Plant near Portugal’sRead More »

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Veolia Launches Ecoservices

Veolia UK has launched a new service to help businesses that produce small volumes of waste which may include hazardousRead More »

Energy Management

Veolia Accelerates UK Hydrogen From Water Programme

30.11.2021, 11:22 Veolia Accelerates UK Hydrogen From Water Programme Veolia is advancing a programme to develop hydrogen gas supply infrastructureRead More »


Protecting Frontline Key Worker Teams from Abuse

23.11.2021, 15:31 Protecting Frontline Key Worker Teams from Abuse Veolia is taking a stand following a 118 per cent riseRead More »


Supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

28.09.2021, 15:05 Supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life Veolia has extended its service to Cancer Research UK by providingRead More »

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