“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...
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.
The chief executive of Viridor and the CSR director of hospitality group Whitbread tell Geraldine Faulkner about their views on partnership and discuss the bigger picture – from why innovation and being prepared to fail occasionally are vital, and why a name change from ‘waste’ to ‘resource’ management would be helpful.
Viridor has teamed up with the UK Parliament All Party Sustainable Resources Group (APSRG) to bring together leading resource and recycling policy makers, regulators and practitioners at a special meeting in the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday 15th July looking at the EU Circular Economy Package.