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Two Apprentices Nominated for Awards at Viridor’s Trident Park

Two outstanding Viridor apprentices working at Cardiff’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) have been nominated  for Coleg Gwent Apprenticeship Awards by their assessor Steve Siviter. The awards are given in partnership with The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales and Worshipful Company of Haberdashers. Harry Edwards (19) and Thomas Barrett (20) have impressed Viridor’s Control and Instrumentation Engineer (C& I)

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething visits Viridor Trident Park

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething joins visit to £223m Cardiff ERF

Welsh Minister for Health, Well-Being and Sport Vaughan Gething has enjoyed a “fascinating” tour of Viridor’s £223 million Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Cardiff. Mr Gething, a Constituency Assembly Member, joined pupils from a school in his constituency, Moorland Primary, on Thursday (30 March) on a visit to the site and the ERF

Viridor Cardiff team dance for Comic Relief

The Viridor team in Cardiff will be revealing their song and dance talents before a Saturday night national TV audience after an out of this world performance with Doctor Who’s nemesis, the Daleks, in front of the Millennium Centre for BBC One’s Let’s Sing & Dance for Comic Relief. Red noses, brooms and hi-viz jackets

Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility Open Day, 11th March 2017

Following the success of previous events, Viridor, in partnership with Prosiect Gwyrdd, is hosting an open day on Saturday 11th March 2017 at its Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Cardiff, for members of the local community to learn about what currently happens to non-recyclable household waste in South East Wales. Mark Poole, Education Centre

Stronger Together: How partnerships are powering Cardiff

As renditions of ‘Don’t take me home…’ echoed from the Wales fans in Lyon, despite the result, we can reflect back on a fantastic European Championships in France this summer. Wales have defied the bookmakers, topping their group as winners and easing past one of the most highly ranked teams in Belgium to book their

Trident Park inspires learning outside the classroom in Cardiff

Every day the Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility transforms non-recycled waste from nine local councils into vital renewable energy and part of the facility is dedicated to welcoming the local community and school children from across South Wales to learn about how unwanted waste can become a resource and now over 2000 people have been

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.

Viridor secures 25-year Welsh residual waste deal

Viridor has secured a contract to transform 95,000 tonnes of residual waste annually into low carbon energy and recycled aggregates from Tomorrow’s Valley – a group of four Welsh local authorities, led by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. The 25-year contract, which may be extended for a further five years, will begin in April 2016 and

Trident Park ERF closed for routine maintenance

Following a year of operations, Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Cardiff is currently closed for routine maintenance. This scheduled down time is required to ensure that following one year of operations, the facility is optimised and operating efficiently in preparation for the 25-year Prosiect Gwrydd contract that will commence in April 2016. The cost of the

Trident Park (Cardiff) ERF short listed for National Award

Viridor’s £223m flagship Welsh energy recovery facility, opened by the Welsh First Minister, the Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones AM, on Monday 22nd June, has been short listed for a prestigious national award. The Trident Park facility, which transforms 350,000 tonnes of post-recycling waste into enough energy to power 50,000 homes each year, is in the

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