2015 news (Recycled materials)
BBC National News – Viridor transforming food waste
“We can take that material and squeeze the energy out of it so that people, by recycling their food waste, are actually helping keep the lights on.” That was the message from Viridor’s Director of External Affairs, Dan Cooke, speaking to BBC as part of a package broadcast on BBC 6 O’Clock News, 10 O’Clock News, BBC Radio 4 PM and...
Northern Powerhouse resource network key to stagnating UK recycling
Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies, today (Thursday 26th November 2015) called on the UK to follow the northern powerhouse model for regional resource networks to boost stagnating national recycling rates.
GO4SET education launch in Moray
School teams from Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray eagerly attended the launch of the Go4SET competition. This annual competition encourages pupils to gain an understanding of how maths, science, engineering and technology (STEM) is a central part of the world around them and gives an insight into future careers.
Scottish Government opens £25m glass centre
The environmental credentials of Scotland’s largest export took a significant step forward today as Scottish Cabinet Secretary, Richard Lochhead MSP, opened the UK’s most advanced glass recycling facility at Newhouse, North Lanarkshire. The facility, a £25m investment by Scotland’s leading resources and recycling company, Viridor,...