Clyde Valley Project

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Across the Clyde Valley, local authorities – which include East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire - are working together to help transform how its Household Waste will be managed. Over the last decade, these councils have adapted their recycling services, focusing on waste segregation and the regeneration of its household waste. More recently, they have taken on the challenge of meeting the ambitious Scottish Government Zero Waste to landfill targets, which are driven by economic factors, environmental concerns and the recently introduced legislative requirements which includes the need by 2025 to recycle 70% of all waste streams.

In 2013, the councils joined forces to find a solution. Following a formal bid process, Viridor were selected to design, construct, finance and operate facilities to treat waste which would otherwise have gone into landfill. The Clyde Valley Project – the first of its type in Scotland will have a huge impact in saving natural resources through the increased recycling and green energy recovery programme emphasising the need where all waste must be seen as a resource and not waste.

Under this partnership agreement, up to 190,000 tonnes of the authority’s residual waste per year, will be treated at an advanced Energy Recovery Facility (ERF). This will support the local authority’s Environmental and Business goals and helps represent best value to the Authorities households. Viridor in partnership with the Authorities will transform waste management across the Clyde Valley helping to create a strong sustainable long-term future for their waste management, whilst delivering environmental, economic and community benefits across the region.

Capacity Building Workshops

FREE Training Workshops for Clyde Valley based SME/SE’s:



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24th Sept '19

10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Common HR Mistakes made by SME’S/SE’s

Bargeddie Education & Visitor Centre, Langmuir Way, Bargeddie, G69 7RW

10th Oct '19

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Mental Health in the Workplace

InCube, 27 Main Street, Paisley, PA1 2AF


22nd Oct '19

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Business Vision, Values & Purpose

10 Falcon Crescent, Paisley, PA3 1NS

29th Oct '19

14:00 pm - 15:30 pm

Mental Health in the Workplace

Viridor Pioneer House, 2 Renshaw Place, Europoint Office Park, Eurocentral, Motherwell, ML1 4UF

7th Nov '19

10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Common HR Mistakes made by SME’S/SE’s

Room 1, 2 Spierbridge Way, Thornliebank, G46 8NG

27th Nov '19

10:00 am -12:00 noon

Managing Investigations and Disciplinary Hearings

Venue TBC

(Venue will updated on Eventbrite W/C 23rd Sept 2019)