2015 news (Sustainability)
Viridor calls for Scottish Resource Networks as part COP 21 response
Scottish Government should move quickly to develop a series of regional resource networks as part of its UN COP 21 Climate Change response. That was the key finding of a policy paper published today (10th December 2015) by Scotland’s leading resources, recycling and renewable energy company, Viridor launched at a major Scotland 2020...
Financing waste infrastructure – Chris Jonas at national conference
Viridor Director of Business Development, Chris Jonas, was a keynote speaker at the recent ‘financing waste infrastructure’ conference organised by the Environmental Services Association, London Waste Recycling Board, and Addleshaw Goddard.
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.
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.