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Ryan Porter, from Viridor, Newhouse, became a CBeebies “presenter” for the day, helping the BBC team to explain the glass recycling process.

Viridor brings recycling to life for pre-schoolers on Cbeebies

Viridor’s recycling facility in Newhouse is featured on an episode of ‘Down of the Farm’, a programme on CBeebies which teaches pre-schoolers about where their food comes from, but also about how to care for the environment and its inhabitants in different seasons.  For the upcoming winter series, the programme will be showing children what

February 22, 2018 , ,

Pupils tackle recycling and energy saving with STEM competition

Pupils addressed real environmental challenges at their own school while exploring Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as part of the Engineering Development Trust’s Go4SET Scheme. The 10-week competition, which saw the year eight and nine pupils transform into engineers, was sponsored by the Lakeside Energy from Waste (LKS EfW) facility near Slough, a joint

February 21, 2018

Viridor signs 12-month total waste contract with Flagship Group

Viridor has signed a 12-month total waste management contract with the Flagship Group – a company which provides homes for affordable market rent and sale across the East of England –  covering a territory the size of Wales. Viridor Commercial Manager (East and Central) Victoria Waterhouse said the contract covered dry mixed recycling, wood, cardboard, plasterboard,

February 14, 2018

Viridor employee remembered with Taunton cancer hospital donation

  A Viridor employee has been remembered by the Taunton-based company and the town’s Rotary Club with a £1,000 donation to a vital cancer service. The donation, made by the Rotary Club of Taunton, is the result of an ongoing fundraising partnership with Viridor spanning five years. On weekend cricket days, Viridor offers the Rotary

• Lowri Jones, President of the University of Plymouth Students’ Union, with Viridor Account Manager (South West) Ian Poyser during Green Week at the beginning of February

Viridor signs five-year contract with University of Plymouth

Viridor has signed a five-year contract with one the South West’s leading educational and research institutions – the University of Plymouth – to manage its hazardous and non-hazardous waste across all university campuses in Devon.  Viridor Account Manager (South West) Ian Poyser said the contract saw Viridor offer a new campaign to boost recycling across

Pennon, Viridor and Somerset Waste Partnership on site at Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre.

February 5, 2018

Construction progress marked at £252m Avonmouth RRC

Foundations at Viridor’s £252m Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in Avonmouth are now taking shape with concrete piles creating a solid base for the main development. To mark the construction progress to date Viridor welcomed members of its local authority partners, the Somerset Waste Partnership, and other stakeholders from the West of England, to review the


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