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Viridor helping to turn the tide on microplastic

UK recycling company Viridor has sponsored 15 beach cleaning trommels which can be used to sift through the sand and remove microplastics from the natural environment.

13/03/2020

Viridor hailed as trailblazer in bid to hit plastic recycling targets

Viridor is leading the way in helping the UK hit its ambitious plastic recycling targets, according to a new report.  

18/12/2019

'Plastics Tax clarity will unlock crucial investment in recycling'

Viridor has welcomed clarity on the plastics tax provided by the Government in the 2020 Budget.

11/03/2020

Viridor vision backed by Countryfile's Tom Heap at star-studded conference

Viridor has outlined its vision for a regional collaboration which would give all plastic waste a recycling solution at a star-studded event.

28/02/2020

Give all plastic a recycling solution - Viridor shares regional vision

Viridor has announced a ground-breaking collaboration designed to allow the South West and South Wales to take responsibility for all the plastic consumed here and work together to give it a recycling solution.

27/02/2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre

Viridor was delighted to welcome First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon to the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC), which is located in her constituency.

13/01/2020

Game changers: How Viridor is developing modern solutions for modern problems

*This article first appeared in the December 2019 edition of Energy, Oil and Gas magazine Modern problems require modern solutions. While waste management has been a matter of discussion for decades, today, the process is more closely associated with the goals of the climate agenda than ever.

12/12/2019

Growth and wise investment mean Viridor in line for strong 2020

Viridor looks set to enjoy a strong 2020 after promising half year results, announced by owners Pennon Group Plc.

27/11/2019

Business leaders meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson for Back the South West campaign

Regional business leaders have met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson as part of a campaign to secure more Government investment in the South West.

06/11/2019

Viridor's Bargeddie recycling hub nears completion

Viridor’s new residual Materials Recycling Facility (rMRF) at Bargeddie in North Lanarkshire has reached an important milestone with a period of site testing now underway.

27/08/2019

From work experience to GRREC Apprentice Mechanical Engineer

This story first appeared on GlasgowLive on 4 July, 2019 "I came to Viridor for work experience when I was 15, in S4 at school. When I first came, the centre was an empty shell, as it it was still being constructed and a lot of the commissioning and testing was in process.

09/07/2019

New scheme drives graduate recruitment at Viridor

Viridor has more than quadrupled its graduate intake with the development of a new scheme designed to attract and retain top talent into the waste sector.

29/03/2019

Viridor on the hunt for apprentice to power next generation of talent at Dunbar ERF

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and low-carbon energy company, is looking for a new apprentice to join its team at its industry-leading energy recovery facility (ERF) in Dunbar.

13/03/2019

Viridor powering next generation of women into STEM

Scotland’s leading recycling and low-carbon energy company took part in an event hosted by the East Kilbride Group Training Association (EKGTA) this week to encourage more girls into careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths).

13/03/2019