Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley hosts visit by prison officers

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Ardley near Bicester has hosted an educational tour for teaching staff and prison officers, as part of Milton Keynes College’s Offender Learning programme. The initiative, supported by the Teach Too Partnership and awarding body Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board, aims to...

02/08/2017

Chinese delegation visit Viridor’s Newhouse glass recycling centre

Viridor has hosted a visit from a high-level Chinese delegation at its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland – one of Europe’s most advanced facilities.

26/07/2017

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 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

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

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

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

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

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething joins visit to £223m Cardiff ERF

Welsh Minister for Health, Well-Being and Sport Vaughan Gething has enjoyed a “fascinating” tour of Viridor’s £223 million Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Cardiff.

04/04/2017