Ardley ERF inspires more minds in Oxfordshire

In late June, Viridor welcomed nine school students from the nearby Bicester School to the Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) to participate in the Facility’s first Work Experience Week offering students the chance to gain invaluable employability skills along with showcasing the real world applications and the reasons for...

04/07/2016

Glasgow schools celebrate science and engineering challenge

The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across Scotland’s largest city met in Glasgow City Chambers recently to contest the city final of one of the UK’s largest STEM education competitions, GO4SET sponsored by Viridor.

10/06/2016

Fun in the sun at Bargeddie summer fun day

Staff from Viridor’s £11m Bargeddie material recycling hub had fun in the sun this weekend as six colleagues joined pupils, parents and grandparents at the annual St. Kevin’s and Bargeddie Primary Schools summer fun day.

05/06/2016

Trident Park inspires learning outside the classroom in Cardiff

Every day the Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility transforms non-recycled waste from nine local councils into vital renewable energy and part of the facility is dedicated to welcoming the local community and school children from across South Wales to learn about how unwanted waste can become a resource and now over 2000 people have...

29/05/2016

Viridor offers young engineers a glimpse into the future at Beddington

A delegation of American engineering students were welcomed to the £205m Energy Recovery Facility on Beddington Lane, Sutton to understand how learning about engineering at school and university can offer real job opportunities in South London.

16/05/2016

Charging up enthusiasm in the next generation of engineers at Ardley Energy Recovery Facility

A team of pupils from The Bicester School, Oxfordshire, have won the Students’ Choice award and successfully received a commendation in the Engineering Education Scheme Oxfordshire regional final earlier this month, following a project in partnership with Viridor. For their project the pupils set out to understand how the Energy...

16/05/2016

Young stars making their mark with Viridor

Twenty-three students from across the UK are learning new skills in green energy, recycling, resources and finance as part of a £1.8bn investment in next generation recycling and energy recovery infrastructure.

18/03/2016

Viridor backs Lanarkshire schools STEM challenge

The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across North and South Lanarkshire met in South Lanarkshire County Buildings, Hamilton this week to contest the final of the area Viridor GO4SET competition with the Engineering Development Trust (EDT).

17/03/2016

Viridor backs Lothians schools STEM challenge

VIRIDOR BACKS LOTHIANS SCHOOLS STEM CHALLENGE

17/03/2016

Viridor showcases green economy careers at Coatbridge High

Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies attended Coatbridge High School Careers Fair, to engage with its pupils and parents about the future of the green economy and opportunities available to them as Viridor invests £500 million in Scotland’s next generation recycling and resource...

16/03/2016

Inspiring STEM at Dunbar SciFest

Over 10,000 visitors are set to be treated to a spectacular science showcase this weekend as the Viridor Stage Shows kick into action at one of the UK’s largest independent science festivals.  Viridor is once again supporting Dunbar SciFest as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), aimed at...

02/03/2016

End of an era as Heathfield landfill site closes its gates after 35 years

Viridor’s Heathfield landfill site, near Newton Abbot, South Devon, received its very last delivery of waste for safe disposal on 15 January. The site has been operational and providing safe and essential disposal services for Devon’s local authorities and businesses since 1980. Over its 35 year lifetime the site received over 8...

18/01/2016