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July 31, 2014

British Virgin Islands GRREC visit

The Deputy Premier of the British Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, has visited the £154 million Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) currently under development at Polmadie. The visit came after he spotted the new facility on his way to watch Wednesday’s Commonwealth Games athletics at Hampden Park. The development, incorporating world-class

July 29, 2014

Borough of Poole extends contract to 2027

Viridor is pleased to announce that it has extended its contract with the Borough of Poole for the receipt and processing of residual and recyclable waste through to 2027. Viridor has supported the Borough since 2004.  The extended arrangements provide the Borough with continuing recovery and recycling solutions, overall budget savings and longer term continuity

July 25, 2014

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

This week, the first generation of the Viridor Business Leadership and Management Foundation Degree received their certificates at a ceremony held by Edge Hill University. Fifteen colleagues from the companies Northern Region were awarded their degrees by the Edge Hill University Chancellor Tanya Byron who recognised their efforts of completing a university degree whilst carrying out full-time

July 18, 2014

Parkwood Landfill to close to active waste

Viridor confirms the partial closure of Parkwood landfill site in Sheffield with effect from 1 August 2014. Following this date, the site will no longer accept active waste. In order to complete the restoration of the site in keeping with its proposed revised restoration plan (currently in planning), the site will continue to accept inert

July 16, 2014

Revive debuts at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show

Recycle for Greater Manchester and Viridor are proud to be sponsoring Stockport Allotments as part of the Great British Allotments feature at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at Tatton Park between 23rd and 27th July. Revive multi-purpose peat free compost made from Greater Manchester household food and garden waste has been used to

July 8, 2014

Glasgow RREC SEPA permit consultation

Commenting on SEPA’s consultation on its intention to grant an operating permit to GRREC, Steven Don, Scottish Regional Manager for Viridor said “With planning permission secured in 2013, demolition and core foundations complete, work is well underway constructing Viridor and Glasgow City Council’s state-of-the-art £154m Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC). The centre will

July 7, 2014

R4GM wins national recycling award

Recycle for Greater Manchester, the partnership between Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) and Viridor Laing (Greater Manchester) Limited, picked up the prize for ‘Local Authority Innovation’ at the National Recycling Awards 2014 for its Right Stuff, Right Bin campaign. Last week, more than 600 of the leading names in the recycling and waste management industry gathered


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