Lanarkshire school’s hat-trick

A Lanarkshire school has scored a hat-trick in a Viridor sponsored eco award and will again represent the region at the ntional final in the Scottish Parliament. Calderglen High School, East Kilbride, were selected by judges to win the Lanarkshire heat of the company’s GO4SET science, technology, engineering and maths programme in...

27/03/2015

Over £5 million boost to the local economy

Viridor is delighted to announce that during the construction of Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), over £5million has been spent in the local area to date. Viridor aims to provide an economic boost to the local economy by working in close partnerships with nearby suppliers, services and amenities.

04/02/2015

South Lanarkshire contract win

Viridor today (22nd January 2015) confirmed that it has retained an important contract with Scotland’s fifth largest local authority to transform waste across council offices and depots, schools, libraries, day care and community centres.

22/01/2015

GO4SET Glasgow education launch

Viridor, in partnership with Glasgow City Council, has launched its annual science and technology educational programme, designed to encourage secondary school pupils across Glasgow to consider career opportunities in the green economy.

15/01/2015

Manchester drivers play santa for Mission Christmas

Viridor’s Trafford Park depot will again be working in partnership with Manchester’s Key 103 radio station as part of their Mission Christmas campaign this year. As well as encouraging our own employees to donate to the campaign, we will be making the most of our considerable vehicle fleet in Greater Manchester to carry out some of...

27/11/2014

Reuse Shop celebrates one-year success

The Reuse Shop at Viridor’s Priorswood Recycling Centre, Taunton, Somerset is celebrating a year of growing success.

19/11/2014

Rochester Plastics Recycling Facility Opens

Viridor was delighted to welcome The Mayor of Medway Councillor Barry Kemp to their new state-of-the-art Plastics Recycling Facility (PRF) in Rochester today. The £12.5 million facility will help local councils and businesses to recycle more of their plastic ‘waste’ into quality raw materials for industry.

06/11/2014

Trident Park achieves safety milestone

Viridor and its construction partners Lagan Construction and CNIM are celebrating the achievement of working one million man hours without a lost time accident (LTA) during the construction of the Energy Recovery Facility at Trident Park, Cardiff. 

27/10/2014

Government figures show slow progress

Viridor today commented on the release of waste statistics for the UK.

25/09/2014

Café Viridor at RWM is a great success

RWM 2014, the leading industry event for the sustainable waste and resource management sector, has now come to a close and Viridor once again had a big presence at the show with over 70 Viridor staff in attendance across three days.

19/09/2014