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Bargeddie Logistics Unit superheroes raised more than £1,000 for a children's charity.

Viridor Bargeddie superheroes on mission for children’s charity

Bargeddie was on a mission, a mission to raise funds for children’s charity Radio Clyde Cash for Kids. It was clearly a job for a superhero…and they certainly did not disappoint. The Superhero Day attracted Superman, Wonderwoman, Spiderman, Batman, Daredevil and Captain America along with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, the Incredible Hulk and Banana

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Leadership lessons from Welsh resource boost

Viridor has today called on the UK to look to the leadership shown by Welsh Government and local authorities who today announced a boost in Welsh recycling and landfill diversion performance. Based on provisional data released by Welsh Government, the 2015/16 average combined reuse, recycling and composting rate across Wales’ 22 local authorities was 60%,

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Coffee cups and the circular economy

Viridor Resource Management  MD, Herman Van Der Meij, writes for CIWM Journal. On a Friday night everyone wants home.  For me it’s March and I’m at the airport, again.  Responsible for Viridor’s global materials trading it’s a place a find myself often.  This time I’m heading home, making the round trip from England to my

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Page turning partnership helps recognise World of Books at national awards

World of Books and its recycling partnership with Viridor have been shortlisted for a major sustainability award. World of Books has been shortlisted for the ‘Retail Sector Recycler of the Year’ award at the prestigious National Recycling Awards. Established in 2008, World of Books sells used books to millions of customers worldwide each year. The

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McAulay makes fresh call for radical rethink on UK resources policy

Viridor this week made a fresh call for a radical rethink on UK resources policy.  Speaking at a series of events in London, Manchester and Swindon, Chief Executive Ian McAulay and his senior team called for the UK to grasp the economic opportunities of a circular economy. Chief Executive Officer, Ian McAulay, delivered a key

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Clive Betts MP marks £2m Sheffield investment in glass recycling

CLIVE BETTS MP MARKS £2MILLION SHEFFIELD INVESTMENT IN GLASS RECYCLING One of Europe’s most advanced glass recycling facilities marked a major investment milestone recently as Clive Betts, Chair of the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee and MP for Sheffield South East, visited leading recycling, resource and energy recovery business Viridor.  The visit

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Viridor welcomes Sky News focus on Waste Crime

Viridor today [9th February 2016] welcomed a Sky News special investigation by Joe Tidy on waste crime. The report, broadcast today, revealed that environment agencies in the UK are dealing with dozens of abandoned waste mountains left by recycling firms who have gone out of business. As one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and

English Resources Networks

Resource Policy at a Crossroads : English Resources Networks

A paper launched today by leading resources and renewable energy company Viridor identifies that current waste management systems in England are no longer fit for purpose.  The paper calls for systems to be replaced with a new and ambitious model that moves resource management beyond local authority boundaries, realising the economic potential for British business,

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Scottish businesses urged to recycle food waste

Food businesses in Scottish towns urged to recycle more as part of new regulations. Businesses which generate more than 5kg of food waste per week are now required by law to have it collected separately for recycling. Changes to the Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 January, replacing a previous requirement with

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Councils continue to count the cost of contaminated recycling this Christmas

UK councils are continuing to count the cost of contamination this Christmas.  That was the message from Chris Jonas, Director of Business Development at Viridor – one of the UK’s largest recyclers. Against a backdrop of local authority consultations on responses to austerity, Viridor has called on council’s to act, following best practice in the

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