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New scheme drives graduate recruitment at Viridor

Viridor has more than quadrupled its graduate intake with the development of a new scheme designed to attract and retain top talent into the waste sector. The company has welcomed nearly 30 graduates across the new Functional Specialist Programme and existing Graduate Management Trainee Scheme, which matches graduates to areas of business growth. Jennie Godfrey,

Viridor Does Recycling Week 2018

September 24, 2018

2018 National Recycling Index

The Viridor UK Recycling Index 2018 shows public concern over plastics use is at an all-time high, with four in five believing the UK should find a way to deal with its own recycling without having to export it to other countries. Click here to view the 2018 National Recycling Index in full detail. Key

Viridor Avonmouth

June 27, 2018

£5.3M boost for local businesses from Viridor as Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre gathers pace

340 people employed on site £5.3m spent within 30 miles of site Avonmouth firms contracted for major works ‘Meet the Buyer’ event attracted 30 businesses Converting 320,000 of non-recyclable waste into low carbon energy Creating enough electricity (34MW) to power 44,000 homes UK recycling and renewable energy company Viridor has spent £5.3 million so far

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Viridor and Kier sign 10,000-tonne Sheffield Glass contract

Viridor and Kier Environmental Services have joined forces in a 12-month contract which will see Cheshire West and Chester councils’ 10,000 tonnes per annum kerbside collected glass sent to Sheffield as part of a closed loop recycling waste management solution.  Viridor Resource Management Managing Director Keith Trower said the company was committed to ensuring that

May 3, 2018

Viridor issues gas canister appeal ahead of barbecue season

As the UK gets ready to dust off its barbecues in the hope of sunny weather, Viridor is writing to the more than 200 local authority sites it services across the UK reminding them of the dangers gas canisters present.   Viridor’s Head of Recycling Assets (WEEE – Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Tom Liddell

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

January 24, 2018 , ,

Minister welcomes Viridor’s £1.2bn energy recovery investment

Viridor’s investment of more than £1.2 billion in the development of a network of UK advanced energy recovery facilities has been welcomed by Resources Minister Thérèse Coffey, who said this formed part of a strategy which would help the UK to become a world leader in resource efficiency. Dr Coffey was addressing the All-Party Parliamentary

Have yourself a recycle-friendly Christmas.

Have yourself a recycle-friendly Christmas

Have Yourself a Recycle-Friendly Christmas! That’s the festive season message from Viridor, one of the UK’s biggest recycling companies, and the company has come up with a list of handy hints to help consumers. The key to recycling all year round is Right Stuff, Right Bin and Christmas is no different but what is different

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