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

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

Nick Gibb MP transforming waste in West Sussex

Member of Parliament for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton and Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, helped transform waste last week when he visited Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in West Sussex.  The Conservative MP visited the site to learn more about boosting recycling, the work of the site’s visitors centre and the...

07/03/2016

Viridor welcomes Scottish Government investment

Viridor today welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of a £70m boost to manufacturing and Scotland’s circular economy.

15/02/2016