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Viridor sponsors award-winning science festival

Posted 24 Apr 2014

From zombie science to space ships and super seabirds, Viridor has once again helped deliver an action-packed weekend of science for families in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Borders and beyond, as part of its partnership with Dunbar SciFest. With over fifty-three event providers delivering ninety-three events to ...

Delivering Britain’s economic growth

Posted 22 Apr 2014

Today (22 April), Viridor’s infrastructure projects were listed as contributors to Britain’s long-term plan for economic growth in an announcement by Downing Street. The announcement talked about key projects in rail, road, local transport, flood defences, broadband, airport infrastructure and waste manag...

Lakeside EfW gets solar PV roof panels

Posted 11 Apr 2014

The impressive Lakeside Energy from Waste facility, near Heathrow Terminal 5, has always been self-sufficient in energy.  Now it is even more energy efficient, thanks to the installation of solar photovoltaic panels on its famous curved roof. A joint venture between two of the UK’s leading recycling and wa...

Scotland's Green Economy : SNP Fringe

Posted 10 Apr 2014

From recycling to renewable energy, Scotland is rapidly becoming one of Europe’s leading sustainable nations.  As part of Viridor's cross-party public affairs programme, the latest in its 'Leading the Debate' sessions moves this weekend to the Scottish National Party conference in Aberdeen. This event - Bu...

Suffolk recycling contract win

Posted 8 Apr 2014

Leading recycling company Viridor has been awarded a four-and-a-half year contract plus an option to extend for a further two-year period by the Suffolk Waste Partnership to sort and market mixed recyclable materials arising from households in the county.  Viridor, part of the FTSE-250 Pennon Group plc, will...

Glasgow waste transformers Go4SET

Posted 4 Apr 2014

Budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across Scotland’s largest city showcased their cutting edge ideas to transform waste in Glasgow in a bid to secure a place in the Scottish final of the pioneering Engineering Development Trusts Go4SET science and educational programme Thirteen secondar...

Exeter energy from waste takes first delivery

Posted 4 Apr 2014

The Exeter Energy from Waste plant is scheduled to take its first waste delivery on Monday 7th April. Following the end of the cold commissioning testing process, the facility is ready to enter a new stage of commissioning that should lead to full scale operations from July. Although the first waste will be d...

Business Development Director

Posted 4 Apr 2014

In line with Viridor’s stated and developing strategic focus on transforming waste and in the delivery of its business plan, a review of our organisational structure is being conducted. Part of this review sees the duties of the current Business Development Directorate being reallocated to various other fun...

Supporting young minds in Scotland

Posted 3 Apr 2014

Viridor, Scotland’s leading resource and renewable energy partner, is supporting early years education at the global HQ nursery of Scotland’s largest corporate. In addition to working with 96% of Scottish local authorities, public sector bodies and leading corporates, Viridor provides a full range of zero...

Viridor sponsors CIWM New Member Event

Posted 3 Apr 2014

Viridor is proud to be sponsoring the largest-yet New Members Network National Event, and to have two colleagues speaking at the two-day conference being held today and tomorrow (3 - 4 April) in Oxford. Over 130 members of the waste industry are currently gathered for the 13th National Event for the New Membe...