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March 30, 2016

Developing a haven for wildlife in Wootton

Leading recycling and renewable energy company Viridor has successful attained the Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark at the Wootton landfill site, Northamptonshire, symbolising the commitment to restoring and enhancing the natural environment once operations cease at their nationwide portfolio of landfill sites. The Biodiversity Benchmark is a National standard that recognises continual biodiversity improvement to restore

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The Times: Ian McAulay

Viridor Chief Executive Officer, Ian McAulay made a fresh call for economic realism at the heart of the proposed European Union circular economy package. Speaking with Ben Webster of The Times, Mr. McAulay talked about waste reduction, reuse, recycling at a point of inflexion and the importance of recovering renewable energy from what remains. Read

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Young stars making their mark with Viridor

Twenty-three students from across the UK are learning new skills in green energy, recycling, resources and finance as part of a £1.8bn investment in next generation recycling and energy recovery infrastructure. Young people from Glasgow to Cardiff are helping deliver the UK’s largest power and plant investment programme over the last five years. This investment

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March 17, 2016

Official Opening for Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility

On Wednesday (16 March) the Rt Hon Lord Mawhinney Kt opened Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility, the latest ERF to be delivered by Viridor. The ERF enables the City of Peterborough to divert 85,000 tonnes of residual (black bag) waste from landfill each year, recovering vital energy, and also offering the city another important step towards

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Viridor backs Lothians schools STEM challenge

VIRIDOR BACKS LOTHIANS SCHOOLS STEM CHALLENGE The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across the Lothians and Central Scotland met in Heriot Watt University this week to contest the final of the area Go4SET competition. The Go4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science, technology engineering and maths careers,

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Viridor backs Lanarkshire schools STEM challenge

The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across North and South Lanarkshire met in South Lanarkshire County Buildings, Hamilton this week to contest the final of the area Viridor GO4SET competition with the Engineering Development Trust (EDT). Sponsored by Viridor, the GO4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science,

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Viridor showcases green economy careers at Coatbridge High

Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies attended Coatbridge High School Careers Fair, to engage with its pupils and parents about the future of the green economy and opportunities available to them as Viridor invests £500 million in Scotland’s next generation recycling and resource management infrastructure. Viridor employs over 3,200

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Viridor & Prosiect Gwyrdd launch Community Fund

Viridor & Prosiect Gwyrdd are delighted to announce the launch of a 25-year, £50,000 per annum Community Fund to support projects across Caerphilly, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, Newport and Vale of Glamorgan. Charities, and properly constituted not-for-profit groups, will be able to apply for funding up to £3,000 to deliver projects that positively impact their local community.

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Nick Gibb MP transforming waste in West Sussex

Member of Parliament for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton and Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, helped transform waste last week when he visited Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in West Sussex.  The Conservative MP visited the site to learn more about boosting recycling, the work of the site’s visitors centre and the importance

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Inspiring STEM at Dunbar SciFest

Over 10,000 visitors are set to be treated to a spectacular science showcase this weekend as the Viridor Stage Shows kick into action at one of the UK’s largest independent science festivals.  Viridor is once again supporting Dunbar SciFest as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), aimed at encouraging secondary

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