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Lanarkshire school's hat-trick

Posted 27 Mar 2015

A Lanarkshire school has scored a hat-trick in a Viridor sponsored eco award and will again represent the region at the ntional final in the Scottish Parliament. Calderglen High School, East Kilbride, were selected by judges to win the Lanarkshire heat of the company’s GO4SET science, technology, engineerin...

Shadow Energy Minister Glasgow Visit

Posted 26 Mar 2015

UK Shadow Energy Minister, Tom Greatrex MP this week praised an innovative recycling and renewable energy partnership between Viridor and Glasgow City Council.  Mr Greatrex joined Viridor Capital Projects and Engineering Director, Alan Cumming, and Scottish Regional Manager, Steven Don, on a tour of the £15...

Archbishops Palace restoration

Posted 25 Mar 2015

Viridor is proud to announce their donation of 30 tonnes of Revive® Soil Conditioner Compost to Kent Garden’s Trust to enable the Archbishops Palace Gardens to be transformed. Kent Gardens Trust tends the Apothecary's Garden which is open to the public between May and August. The garden refurbishment is ta...

Pennon Group announce new Chair

Posted 20 Mar 2015

Pennon Group, parent company of Viridor and South West Water, has announced that Ken Harvey, who has served as Chairman since March 1997, has decided to retire from the Board on 31 July 2015 following the Company's 2015 AGM. He will be succeeded by Sir John Parker who, with effect from 1 April 2015, will i...

Budget crack down on waste criminals

Posted 18 Mar 2015

Viridor today (18th March 2015) welcomed the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to crack down on waste criminals whilst noting the missed opportunity to support an industry at a critical point of inflection. Dan Cooke, Director of External Affairs, Viridor, said: “Europe has thrown away old thi...

Health and Safety progress for cyclists

Posted 17 Mar 2015

Viridor is proud to announce that its commercial fleet in the London area has been fitted with advanced safety technology as part of their commitment to road safety. Over fifty rigid vehicles from the Canning Town and Iver South depots have been fitted with a number of special features which have been designe...

New regional director appointed

Posted 17 Mar 2015

Viridor is pleased to confirm the appointment of Derek Edwards as South East Regional Director (Recycling and Resources Division) who will be based at the company’s Materials Recycling Facility in Crayford, Kent. This appointment reflects the company’s ambitious growth strategy of building on its current ...

Roger Wins National Business Finance Award

Posted 16 Mar 2015

Roger Jones, Management Accountant at Viridor has been named Accountant of the Year at the Business Finance Awards 2015; a national awards scheme organised by Financial Director magazine. The Business Finance Awards is one of the leading Awards for UK Finance Directors and Chief Financial Officers, their team...

CoSLA Conference 2015

Posted 10 Mar 2015

Viridor has teamed up with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA) and Zero Waste Scotland, to bring together Scotland's council leaders, members officers and resource and waste professionals at special fringe event at Crieff Hydro on Thursday 12th March.  Join us for our special fringe event: ...

Cardiff ERF Operational and Energy Efficient

Posted 9 Mar 2015

Viridor is pleased to confirm that the construction and commissioning phase of its Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Trident Park, Cardiff has been completed. The project was delivered on time and on budget and the facility is now fully operational under Viridor’s management. The EPC Contractor CNIM/Lagan ...