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The Bicester School pupils with Viridor's Ardley Education Officer Jessica-Baker Pike and teacher mentor Kelly McKaig.

Oxfordshire pupils tap into recycling for Go4SET project

Pupils from The Bicester School tapped into their interest in recycling for a Go4SET project which earned them a People’s Choice Award, will encourage greater use of tap water and refillable bottles and reduce single use plastic at the Oxfordshire school.  In a project which saw the school partnered with one of the UK’s biggest

Ysgol-Y-Wern Primary School with their copies of two books, sponsored by Viridor, which teach children about protecting marine wildlife by keeping plastic out of our oceans.

Children’s books help Viridor and Cardiff City Council share ocean plastic message

Viridor’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility and Cardiff City Council are helping pupils at 98 Cardiff primary schools learn more about protecting marine wildlife by keeping plastic out of our oceans. The education team at Trident Park is sponsoring copies of the two books – Duffy’s Lucky Escape and Marli’s Tangled Tale, both written by

Viridor Avonmouth

June 27, 2018

£5.3M boost for local businesses from Viridor as Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre gathers pace

340 people employed on site £5.3m spent within 30 miles of site Avonmouth firms contracted for major works ‘Meet the Buyer’ event attracted 30 businesses Converting 320,000 of non-recyclable waste into low carbon energy Creating enough electricity (34MW) to power 44,000 homes UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor has spent £5.3 million so far

Viridor has joined forces with three major UK retailers – Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s – and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging.

Viridor works with major retailers on circular economy solution to black plastic

Viridor has joined forces with three major UK retailers – Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s – and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging in a project welcomed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The result is a circular economy solution to a previously challenging material which

Beddington Farmlands

Another opportunity to explore the Beddington Farmlands – June open day

Viridor is offering another opportunity to visit the 120-hectare Beddington Farmlands on 14 June with the landfill team hosting an open day for members of the community. The event follows successful open days in 2016 and 2017 and will include a walk across the wet grassland habitats which are currently under construction. The Beddington landfill

The control room of a Viridor energy recovery facility.

Viridor joins the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants

Viridor has become the newest member of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP). The company currently operates eight energy recovery plants in the UK, with three in commissioning and another under construction. This year Viridor facilities will receive 2.9 million tonnes of residual waste (including joint venture facilities), producing 242MW electricity, enough to power

Sheffield Glass

Viridor and Kier sign 10,000-tonne Sheffield Glass contract

Viridor and Kier Environmental Services have joined forces in a 12-month contract which will see Cheshire West and Chester councils’ 10,000 tonnes per annum kerbside collected glass sent to Sheffield as part of a closed loop recycling waste management solution.  Viridor Resource Management Managing Director Keith Trower said the company was committed to ensuring that

Runcorn Energy Recovery Facility.

Energy recovery within a waste strategy

This article first appeared in the May edition of Energy World magazine.   Waste-to-energy plants, or waste-fuelled energy recovery facilities, have come a long way since early incinerators, and now take their place firmly within the national resources and waste strategy, writes Viridor’s Lisa Templeton. Modern energy recovery facilities (ERFs – often also referred to

Hard hat recycling

May 8, 2018

Viridor launches answer to hard hat recycling

Jason Goozee, Managing Director at Polymer Industries, (left) and Ian Poyser, Viridor Account Manager, (right) with the latest hard hats to be recycled Hot on the heels of signing the UK Plastics Pact, Viridor has launched what is believed to be the industry’s first hard hat recycling scheme which aims to divert thousands of complex

May 3, 2018

Viridor issues gas canister appeal ahead of barbecue season

As the UK gets ready to dust off its barbecues in the hope of sunny weather, Viridor is writing to the more than 200 local authority sites it services across the UK reminding them of the dangers gas canisters present.   Viridor’s Head of Recycling Assets (WEEE – Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Tom Liddell

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