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

Stewart Jackson MP energised by apprentice opportunities at Peterborough ERF

Last week, Member of Parliament for Peterborough, Stewart Jackson took the opportunity to visit the Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility to understand how the City’s household waste is transformed into vital renewable energy, enough to power 15,000 households. During the visit Stewart met with Ian Smith, Director of the ERF fleet...

24/05/2016

25 year waste transformation in first shared services contract for Scottish councils

Post-recycling black bag waste from five Scottish local authorities is set to be transformed in a partnership, the first of its kind in Scotland, with recycling and waste management company Viridor.

19/05/2016

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

Alan Cumming keynote at All-Energy 2016

Viridor’s Director of Capital Projects, Alan Cumming, delivered a keynote address to the All-Energy 2016 conference on Thursday 5th May.

06/05/2016

Viridor’s responsible business strategy recognised

In addition to boosting sustainable resource management for the UK’s leading businesses and public partners, Viridor has again been recognized for its own responsible business strategy.

20/04/2016

Scottish resource networks: A recycling opportunity not to be missed

Transforming Scotland’s manufacturing and low-carbon economies and encouraging investment needs fresh thinking on resource security.  One of the biggest business risks to international investors, resource scarcity is recognised in Scottish Government’s ‘Safeguarding Scotland’s Resources’ strategy.

20/04/2016

Clive Betts MP marks £2m Sheffield investment in glass recycling

CLIVE BETTS MP MARKS £2MILLION SHEFFIELD INVESTMENT IN GLASS RECYCLING

18/04/2016

Official Opening for Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility

On Wednesday (16 March) the Rt Hon Lord Mawhinney Kt opened Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility, the latest ERF to be delivered by Viridor. The ERF enables the City of Peterborough to divert 85,000 tonnes of residual (black bag) waste from landfill each year, recovering vital energy, and also offering the city another important...

16/04/2016

Viridor’s Peterborough ERF shortlisted for National Recycling Awards

Viridor’s newest Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), the recently opened £72m Fengate facility, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The state-of-the-art plant is one of the most efficient in the UK and will reduce the amount of carbon the city produces by 10,000 tonnes per year, making a significant contribution to a...

04/04/2016

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