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The inaugural Viridor Wild Walk at Blackbrook Business Park.

Taunton businesses Go Wild for lunchtime walks

Three Wild Walks based in Taunton, launched during Mental Health Awareness Week by Viridor, in partnership with Somerset Wildlife Trust, tempted office workers to abandon their desks for a lunchtime outing last week. The inaugural walk started at Blackbrook and was expected to attract around 12-15 people from the local business park. On the day,

Bargeddie Logistics Unit superheroes raised more than £1,000 for a children's charity.

Viridor Bargeddie superheroes on mission for children’s charity

Bargeddie was on a mission, a mission to raise funds for children’s charity Radio Clyde Cash for Kids. It was clearly a job for a superhero…and they certainly did not disappoint. The Superhero Day attracted Superman, Wonderwoman, Spiderman, Batman, Daredevil and Captain America along with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, the Incredible Hulk and Banana

Students from East Lothian holding STEM award

East Lothian school triumphs at STEM awards

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again showed their support to the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industry by sponsoring the annual Go4SET competition which, this year, was won by Preston Lodge High School in Prestonpans.   Last month, pupils from schools across Edinburgh and the Lothians celebrated their completion of

Viridor employess on 'Wild Walk with Somerset Wildlife Trust'

Viridor & Somerset Wildlife Trust launch ‘Viridor Wild Walks’

Somerset residents are being invited to get out and enjoy their green spaces as Taunton-based Viridor and Somerset Wildlife Trust proudly launch ‘Viridor Wild Walks’ – a set of three walks introduced to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May). The walks, which take in Viridor’s core sites in Taunton (at Priorswood, Blackbrook and Youngman

Waste Crime

Viridor welcomes Waste Crime report

Viridor has welcomed a new report aimed at tackling the £604 million a year cost of waste crime to the industry in England and which calls for effective regulation and enforcement, including the banning of serious and repeat offenders from the sector. Viridor’s Head of Public Affairs  Martin Grey said the Environmental Services Association Educational

Kris Shenton and Paula Morton from Viridor's Trafford Park presenting a cheque to St Anne's Hospice

St Ann’s Hospice benefits from NO Lost time Incidents

Viridor staff in the Trafford Park depot have paid tribute to the work of St  Ann’s Hospice in Greater Manchester, making it the latest charity to benefit from the company’s  Safe Working scheme. Viridor’s top priority is keeping its teams safe and every month that a team works safely they can make a contribution to

Bicester school at the go4set awards

Viridor shortlisted for 2017 BITC Responsible Business Awards

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies has been shortlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad. Now in their 20th year, the awards recognise the most inspiring businesses which are taking action to build more inclusive workplaces, stronger communities

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27th April 2017

St Pauls High School - Overall Winners

My School is an Island - Charlotte McNaught, Abigail Campbell, Emils Fedotovs, Beth Watt, Erin Belton, Hussain Kusay

Go4SET Glasgow City Clelebration and Assesment Day 2017
Glasgow City Chambers

Glasgow schools celebrate Go4SET Celebration Day

Glasgow’s future scientists and engineers from 14 schools in the city have celebrated their completion of a 10-week competition designed to give them the skills to launch them into careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM). The Go4SET Celebration and Assessment Day was held at Glasgow City Chambers today (27 April, 2017) and pupils

Viridor Grundon Joint Venture - Lakeside Energy From Waste Facility

Lakeside achieves zero waste to landfill target

Lakeside, the Viridor-Grundon joint venture energy from waste facility, has announced it has achieved its zero waste to landfill target. Danny Coulston, Operations Director at Lakeside at Colnbrook, near Slough, said: “Our latest achievement – which we are very proud of – is recycling everything from the plant. “Most combustion processes – even domestic fires

Beddington ERF development

Colin Church given a glimpse of resource management in south London

Earlier this month, Viridor welcomed Dr. Colin Church, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) to the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) construction site in south London. Colin, who represents over 5000 members in his role, explored how Viridor works closely with the South London Waste Partnership (comprising the Boroughs of Croydon,

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