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Viridor present cheque to Little Teds Room

Safe Working helps Lancashire charity, Little Ted’s Room

Little Ted’s Room becomes the latest local charity to benefit from the Viridor 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 a local charity with £1,085 being raised over the last six months by our team in Lancashire.

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Viridor Cardiff team dance for Comic Relief

The Viridor team in Cardiff will be revealing their song and dance talents before a Saturday night national TV audience after an out of this world performance with Doctor Who’s nemesis, the Daleks, in front of the Millennium Centre for BBC One’s Let’s Sing & Dance for Comic Relief. Red noses, brooms and hi-viz jackets

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New direction for Viridor’s Resource Management division

Viridor Resource Management’s new Managing Director Keith Trower, who joined the company in August 2015, has brought in a team of specialists as part of his vision to re-energise VRM’s focus on selling recycled materials to the UK, Europe and world markets. VRM is the arm of business dedicated to obtaining value from recycling with

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Sorting the supermarket food tray waste mountain – Getting plastic packaging sorted with Viridor, Nextek, BBC’s The One Show

One of the UK’s leading recyclers Viridor has teamed up with packaging specialist Nextek to find a way to sort the supermarket food tray waste mountain. Similar to the issue of coffee cups, the companies are seeking to end the over 1.3 billion of black plastic ready meal trays sold by UK supermarkets needlessly being

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A lost treasure is returned to a grateful family

Family harmony has returned once more to Eyemouth after a precious iPad binned by a younger sibling was unearthed from mountains of residual waste by a team at the Viridor waste site in Dunbar. Mum-of-three Gillian Kerr said she and her family were over the moon when Viridor staff contacted her to say the iPad, a

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Pennon welcomes budget for growth, regions, investment and skills

Pennon, one of the UK’s largest infrastructure groups, and owner of Viridor today backed a budget for growth, regions and skills. Speaking following the Budget announcement by Chancellor, Philip Hammond, Chris Loughlin, Pennon’s Chief Executive, said: “Today’s Budget speaks to many of our core priorities around growth, regions, investment and skills. Growth is at the

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Viridor backs Policy Exchange focus on Post-Brexit, Bespoke for Britain Waste Resource Policy

One of the UK’s largest environmental infrastructure groups, Pennon – owners of Viridor – has today backed a heavy-weight report by Policy Exchange on the future of UK waste and resources policy. The report, ‘Going Round in Circles: Developing a new approach to waste policy following Brexit’ looks at the economic opportunity of a reformed

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Viridor to host two job fairs in Dunbar

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, is holding two job fairs in Dunbar next week to discuss employment opportunities at its new £177m energy recovery facility near the town. Both events will be held at the Hallhill Centre in Dunbar – on Monday 27 February from 10am – 2pm and on Tuesday 28

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Viridor backs Lanarkshire jobs fair

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, took part in an employment and training fair in Airdrie co-hosted by local elected members for Airdrie & Shotts, Neil Gray MP and Alex Neil MSP. Viridor joined over 60 companies and skills providers to give help and advice to local prospective job seekers.  Company representatives discussed

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Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility Open Day, 11th March 2017

Following the success of previous events, Viridor, in partnership with Prosiect Gwyrdd, is hosting an open day on Saturday 11th March 2017 at its Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Cardiff, for members of the local community to learn about what currently happens to non-recyclable household waste in South East Wales. Mark Poole, Education Centre

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