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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 for Viridor and Paul Rowland,

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Financial Times: US study during 9/11 changed CEO Ian McAulay’s perspective

Viridor Chief Executive, Ian McAulay, talks to the Financial Times about Glasgow, Harvard, studying in the US during 9/11 and how he’s transforming the business. Read the article here.

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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. Aligned with waste reduction, reuse and recycling the £700 million partnership will divert waste from landfill by capturing recyclable materials from residual waste before

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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. As the construction project continues, Viridor and it’s construction partners, CNIM, Lagan Construction Group and Fichtner took the opportunity

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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 Recovery Facility could utilise a small amount


Coffee cups and the circular economy

Viridor Resource Management  MD, Herman Van Der Meij, writes for CIWM Journal. On a Friday night everyone wants home.  For me it’s March and I’m at the airport, again.  Responsible for Viridor’s global materials trading it’s a place a find myself often.  This time I’m heading home, making the round trip from England to my


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. All-Energy is the UK’s largest renewable energy event, taking place on 4th and 5th May in Glasgow.  In its 15th year, the event has firmly established itself as the UK’s leading renewable energy exhibition and conference.

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Page turning partnership helps recognise World of Books at national awards

World of Books and its recycling partnership with Viridor have been shortlisted for a major sustainability award. World of Books has been shortlisted for the ‘Retail Sector Recycler of the Year’ award at the prestigious National Recycling Awards. Established in 2008, World of Books sells used books to millions of customers worldwide each year. The

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Bristol businesses urged to let green credentials shine

Bristol businesses have been urged to let their green credentials shine.  That was the message from Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies who this week backed the Bristol Post’s Bristol Business Awards 2016. The Bristol Business Awards, in association with the University of the West of England, recognise the

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McAulay makes fresh call for radical rethink on UK resources policy

Viridor this week made a fresh call for a radical rethink on UK resources policy.  Speaking at a series of events in London, Manchester and Swindon, Chief Executive Ian McAulay and his senior team called for the UK to grasp the economic opportunities of a circular economy. Chief Executive Officer, Ian McAulay, delivered a key


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