2015 news (Education)
Viridor helps Oxfordshire’s school children make the right choices
Viridor welcomed teachers and pupils from The Bicester School to its state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley to mark the start of a partnership to help pupils gain invaluable insight into how subjects, such as maths and science, directly link to careers within the recycling, resources and renewable energy sector. The...
Viridor supports East Lothian Council unsung heroes
Viridor, the recycling, resources and distributed energy company developing a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) at Dunbar, East Lothian, last night (12th November) presented the East Lothian Council ‘Unsung Hero’ Star Award to Keith Christie of the council’s outdoor education team.
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.
Welsh Government Minister visits Trident Park ERF
Viridor welcomed Julie James AM, Deputy Minister for Skills Technology, Welsh Government to Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Cardiff yesterday (5th October). The Deputy Minister was joined by the Senior Vice Chairman and Director of ICE (Institute Civil Engineers Wales).
Viridor’s managers lay solid foundations for the future
Edge Hill University were delighted to welcome the latest cohort of managers from leading UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor to a graduation ceremony earlier in the summer. The Viridor Foundation Degree, accredited by Edge Hill University was initially run in 2012 and is aimed at managers and supervisors who are...
Motherwell school partnership
A local Motherwell primary school had an eco-boost before the summer break as the UK’s largest recycler, Viridor, signed an enterprise partnership with St Brendan’s Primary. The partnership aims to help educate young people about the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
Lanarkshire school’s hat-trick
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, engineering and maths programme in...