Red Bull Soapbox Glory Awaits Viridor’s Refuse Rocket Team

They are the Red Bull Soapbox Race team who put the wheels in wheelie bin…and, when Viridor’s Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) team proudly take to the track at London’s Alexandra Palace in the Refuse Rocket on 9 July, it will be to the rousing notes of My Old Man’s A Dustman.

30/05/2017

Taunton businesses Go Wild for lunchtime walks

Three Wild Walks based in Taunton, launched during Mental Health Awareness Week by Viridor, in partnership with Somerset Wildlife Trust, tempted office workers to abandon their desks for a lunchtime outing last week.

16/05/2017

Viridor Bargeddie superheroes on mission for children’s charity

Bargeddie was on a mission, a mission to raise funds for children’s charity Radio Clyde Cash for Kids. It was clearly a job for a superhero…and they certainly did not disappoint.

11/05/2017

Viridor & Somerset Wildlife Trust launch ‘Viridor Wild Walks’

Somerset residents are being invited to get out and enjoy their green spaces as Taunton-based Viridor and Somerset Wildlife Trust proudly launch ‘Viridor Wild Walks’ – a set of three walks introduced to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May).

10/05/2017

East Lothian school triumphs at STEM awards

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again showed their support to the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industry by sponsoring the annual Go4SET competition which, this year, was won by Preston Lodge High School in Prestonpans.

10/05/2017

Page turning partnership helps recognise World of Books at national awards

World of Books and its recycling partnership with Viridor have been shortlisted for a major sustainability award. World of Books has been shortlisted for the ‘Retail Sector Recycler of the Year’ award at the prestigious National Recycling Awards.

04/05/2017

Viridor welcomes Waste Crime report

Viridor has welcomed a new report aimed at tackling the £604 million a year cost of waste crime to the industry in England and which calls for effective regulation and enforcement, including the banning of serious and repeat offenders from the sector.

02/05/2017

St Ann’s Hospice benefits from NO Lost time Incidents

Viridor staff in the Trafford Park depot have paid tribute to the work of St  Ann’s Hospice in Greater Manchester, making it the latest charity to benefit from the company’s  Safe Working scheme.

01/05/2017

Viridor shortlisted for 2017 BITC Responsible Business Awards

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies has been shortlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad.

28/04/2017

Glasgow schools celebrate Go4SET Celebration Day

Glasgow’s future scientists and engineers from 14 schools in the city have celebrated their completion of a 10-week competition designed to give them the skills to launch them into careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM).

28/04/2017

Lakeside achieves zero waste to landfill target

Lakeside, the Viridor-Grundon joint venture energy from waste facility, has announced it has achieved its zero waste to landfill target.

21/04/2017

Colin Church given a glimpse of resource management in south London

Earlier this month, Viridor welcomed Dr Colin Church, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) construction site in south London.

18/04/2017