Viridor helps Oxfordshire’s school children make the right choices

Viridor welcomed teachers and pupils from The Bicester School to its state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley to mark the start of a partnership to help pupils gain invaluable insight into how subjects, such as maths and science, directly link to careers within the recycling, resources and renewable energy sector. The...

17/12/2015

Trident Park ERF Education Centre opens its doors

Viridor’s Education Visitor Centre at Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility, opened in June by the Welsh First Minister, has received its first visitors.

20/11/2015

Viridor supports East Lothian Council unsung heroes

Viridor, the recycling, resources and distributed energy company developing a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) at Dunbar, East Lothian, last night (12th November) presented the East Lothian Council ‘Unsung Hero’ Star Award to Keith Christie of the council’s outdoor education team.

19/11/2015

GO4SET education launch in Moray

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.

12/11/2015

Welsh Government Minister visits Trident Park ERF

Viridor welcomed Julie James AM, Deputy Minister for Skills Technology, Welsh Government to Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Cardiff yesterday (5th October). The Deputy Minister was joined by the Senior Vice Chairman and Director of ICE (Institute Civil Engineers Wales).

06/10/2015

Viridor’s managers lay solid foundations for the future

Edge Hill University were delighted to welcome the latest cohort of managers from leading UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor to a graduation ceremony earlier in the summer. The Viridor Foundation Degree, accredited by Edge Hill University was initially run in 2012 and is aimed at managers and supervisors who are...

07/09/2015

Motherwell school partnership

A local Motherwell primary school had an eco-boost before the summer break as the UK’s largest recycler, Viridor, signed an enterprise partnership with St Brendan’s Primary. The partnership aims to help educate young people about the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

14/07/2015

Back to school at Viridor college

In the latest edition of Materials Recycling World (MRW) magazine, Viridor’s HR Regulatory Director, Simon Catford, talks about a pioneering partnership with Edge Hill University and how it is helping the company develop its business leaders of the future. 

13/05/2015

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

Viridor sponsors Dunbar SciFest

Viridor has announced sponsorship of the 2015 Dunbar SciFest as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), aimed at encouraging secondary school pupils across East Lothian to consider career opportunities in the green economy.

19/02/2015

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

Scottish Young Recycler of the Year

Viridor’s Katie Ferrie has been named as Scottish Young Recycler of the Year at the Scottish Government’s Scottish Resources Awards.

31/10/2014