VIRIDOR AND PETERBOROUGH CITY COUNCIL VOLUNTEER FOR LOCAL NATURE CHARITY

Viridor and Peterborough City Council joined forces to roll up their sleeves and volunteer for local charity Railworld – helping to clear and shape a site which is now home to more than 200 species of flora and fauna.

10/07/2017

Viridor looks to ‘economic opportunity’ of next generation Scottish resource infrastructure

Creating an environment which encourages investment in next-generation Scottish resource infrastructure is not just an environmental obligation but a real economic opportunity for Scotland, says Viridor’s Head of Public Affairs, Martin Grey.

03/07/2017

50% recycling and beyond – markets, challenges and opportunities

To achieve real progress beyond 50% recycling rates the industry needs closer collaboration and recognition of shared cross-sector goals and challenges, along with shared risk and responsibility from producers, packagers, retails, recyclers and reprocessors.

29/06/2017

Pupils recycle plastic bottles to use as bench-building material

Viridor’s Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) attended a celebration event in Oxfordshire this week – the Young Engineering Ambassador Celebration Evening – which recognised an innovative programme to engage young minds about the enormous potential of waste as a resource.

29/06/2017

Viridor uses ‘pester power’ to get recycling moving

England, Scotland and Wales have some ambitious recycling targets over the next few years and, if they are to be achieved, a fairly seismic shift in behaviour and education is crucial.

28/06/2017

Viridor supports Bargeddie schools with community fun day

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again supported the schools local to their Bargeddie advanced recycling hub at their annual parent council community fun day.

26/06/2017

Viridor and fire service offer advice on summer barbecues

Enjoy a lazy summer barbecue but please do be vigilant about the disposal of hot coals and ensure the hot ashes do not cause a fire in your bin, the waste collection vehicle or at the landfill site.

23/06/2017

£252m construction project offers opportunities to South West businesses

Firms invited to meet-the-buyer event on 12 July at Bristol Golf Club Local businesses and contractors, including those in the Bristol and Avonmouth areas, have the chance to take part in a landmark £252million construction project.

23/06/2017

BBC TV recyclers film at Viridor Greater Manchester recycling centre

BBC recyclers Sarah Moore and Jay Blades from television’s “Money for Nothing” are filming at a Viridor Greater Manchester recycling centre this week, seeking a host of interesting objects to transform.

20/06/2017

Two Apprentices Nominated for Awards at Viridor’s Trident Park

Two outstanding Viridor apprentices working at Cardiff’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) have been nominated for Coleg Gwent Apprenticeship Awards by their assessor Steve Siviter. The awards are given in partnership with The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales and Worshipful Company of Haberdashers.

20/06/2017

Environmental charity shares memories of Dimmer landfill site

Since 2008 Viridor has sponsored Carymoor Environmental Trust, an independent environmental education charity based next to the Dimmer landfill site near Castle Cary in Somerset.

16/06/2017

Viridor Vikings take to the water in Taunton Dragon Boat Race

Viridor Vikings had a successful day on the water at the Taunton Dragon Boat Race at the weekend, coming secondoverall and winning a silver medal.

15/06/2017