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March 13, 2019

Viridor powering next generation of women into STEM

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and low-carbon energy company, took part in an event hosted by the East Kilbride Group Training Association (EKGTA) this week to encourage more girls into careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Viridor representatives gave talks over two days on 4 and 5 March giving students from across South Lanarkshire

Viridor Commercial Director Paul Ringham, Viridor Head of Contracts Patrick Murray, Viridor Lead Operations Manager Rachel Fisher, Somerset Waste Partnership Managing Director Micky Green, SWP Chairman Cllr Derek Yeomans and Cllr David Hall.

Viridor and Somerset Waste Partnership extend contract to 2031

Viridor and Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) have agreed a nine-year, £80 million extension of their comprehensive waste management contract to 2031. Somerset Waste Partnership manages household waste services on behalf of Mendip, Sedgemoor, South Somerset district councils, Somerset County Council, Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council. The initial 16-year contract with Viridor, which

February 28, 2019

Love your festival, love your waste

Roughly 23,500 tonnes of waste are produced annually at UK music festivals, according to Powerful Thinking. That equates to 2.8kg of waste per person per day! Generally, waste generated from festivals comes from tents, cups, food containers and other associated items. Of that, around a third is recycled currently, whilst the rest ends up going

Where does my waste end up?

February 5, 2019

Where Does My Waste End Up?

As a business, you have a legal responsibility to know where your waste goes and whether it is being treated properly. As part of your service, your supplier should ensure the waste streams they deal with have a clear disposal route. Your supplier should be able to be transparent in processing your waste and should

Viridor Beddington Community Fund already supporting local projects with around £65,000

As part of Viridor’s commitment to deliver lasting benefits to the local community in south London, Viridor has provided local projects with around £65,000 through the Beddington Community Fund. The Fund was launched in late 2016, to help support local community projects within the London Boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Croydon and Sutton. The initiative allows

Viridor deposit return scheme trial

January 8, 2019

Viridor takes part in Scottish deposit return scheme trial

Viridor is working with the Scottish Grocers Federation and a reverse vending machine manufacturer on a three-month deposit return scheme trial in Scotland. Viridor will be responsible for the collections function of the trial, which is aimed at boosting recycling and reducing littering. The Scottish trial, starting in February, will see customers of the three

Livingston FC manager Gary Holt, player Jack Hamilton and Barry Neill from Viridor get in the holiday spirit to support Forth Radio’s Mission Christmas.

Livingston FC joins forces with sponsor Viridor to support Mission Christmas

Scottish Premiership football team Livingston FC has joined forces with Viridor, Scotland’s biggest recycling and renewable energy company to support Radio Forth’s 2018 Mission Christmas appeal. With the help of Viridor, the club has signed up to be a collection point for fans and locals alike who wish to donate gifts and help make Christmas

From left to right: Cash for Kids Charity Executive Alice Edwards and Forth 1’s Marty and Boogie join forces with Viridor’s Alex Dunbar, Barry Neill and Indya Nisbet for Mission Christmas 2018.

Forth 1’s Boogie gives Viridor’s Mission Christmas partnership the thumbs up

Radio Forth morning favourites, Boogie and Marty have made a special visit to the station’s Cash for Kids distribution centre to thank representatives from Viridor, Scotland’s biggest recycling and renewable energy company, for their help with the 2018 Mission Christmas appeal. Making use of its logistics expertise, Viridor has provided a team of five dedicated

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November 26, 2018

How to have yourself a recycle friendly Christmas

Oh, the weather outside is frightful but the fire is so delightful, and since we’ve no waste to throw, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… A recycle friendly Christmas is still a wish in progress but many of us would prefer to recycle more. Following the the Waste Hierarchy method, the first

Women of the Future award honour for Viridor Resource Management’s Imogen Harvey

Viridor Resource Management’s Imogen Harvey has been honoured at a Women of the Future awards evening where she was presented with the award for MBA Star. Imogen is the head of VRM’s Supply Optimisation Unit and, when she was presented with her award at the ceremony in London last week (14 November, 2018), Baroness Garbrielle

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