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Glasgow pupils take the reins in horsey tribute to Mary Queen of Scots

School pupils from Glasgow have paid a fitting tribute to Mary Queen of Scots using materials from Viridor's recycling centre.

09/07/2019

Largest UK-owned recycling company cuts plastic waste exports

85% say the UK should deal with its own plastic waste rather than exporting it. 9 in 10 agree existing plastic waste should be used to create useful resources that can be used again. 65% say they are more likely to buy products with packaging made from recyclable material.

09/09/2019

Giving Beddington Landfill new life with roadmap to restoration

Viridor’s Beddington Farmlands landfill site in Sutton, south London, is being transformed into a network of species-rich habitats as it closes its doors to active waste. As a leading UK resource manager, Viridor is committed to responsible environmental stewardship across its UK landfill portfolio.

04/09/2019

Viridor's Bargeddie recycling hub nears completion

Viridor’s new residual Materials Recycling Facility (rMRF) at Bargeddie in North Lanarkshire has reached an important milestone with a period of site testing now underway.

27/08/2019

Glasgow enters new recycling era with official opening of city waste and renewable energy hub

The Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) at Polmadie on the south side of Glasgow has been officially opened by Susan Aitken, the leader of Glasgow City Council.

20/08/2019

Viridor shows how non-recyclable waste becomes electricity at Heritage Open Days

Discover how Viridor uses waste which cannot be recycled to create electricity when the company opens its doors to the public in September as part of the National Trust’s Heritage Open Days.

20/08/2019

Viridor cuts more than 160,000 road miles on busy Cardiff to Bristol route

The UK’s largest recycling, waste management and energy recovery company, Viridor, is cutting its annual road miles by more than 160,000 across the busy route between Cardiff and Bristol, the company has announced.

13/08/2019

The Taunton Toad Trail is hopping your way this summer

It’s your chance to become a detective and join the hunt for all the giant toads featured in the Taunton Toad Trail this summer.

15/07/2019

From work experience to GRREC Apprentice Mechanical Engineer

This story first appeared on GlasgowLive on 4 July, 2019 "I came to Viridor for work experience when I was 15, in S4 at school. When I first came, the centre was an empty shell, as it it was still being constructed and a lot of the commissioning and testing was in process.

09/07/2019

Ardley landfill bee-comes home to half a million honeybees

Ardley Landfill site, near Bicester, which closed four years ago, will house around half a million honeybees this summer – that’s three bees for every person in Oxford.🐝🐝🐝

25/06/2019

Viridor and East Sussex County Council agree £20m contract

Viridor has been awarded the contract to process around 50,000 tonnes of East Sussex County Council’s dry mixed recyclables per annum.

21/06/2019

Viridor and Somerset West and Taunton Council celebrate Cricket World Cup

Viridor and Somerset West and Taunton Council are looking to bowl over cricket fans with an eye-catching piece of original artwork which sends a powerful messaging on recycling and sustainability.

04/06/2019

Recycling Seaweed into nutrient-rich fertilizer

Viridor Key Account Manager Lee Gomersall (centre) with Dave Bragg, of Bragg Contracting (left) and Tamar Crossings General Manager David List.  

04/06/2019