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The inaugural Viridor Wild Walk at Blackbrook Business Park.

Taunton businesses Go Wild for lunchtime walks

Three Wild Walks based in Taunton, launched during Mental Health Awareness Week by Viridor, in partnership with Somerset Wildlife Trust, tempted office workers to abandon their desks for a lunchtime outing last week. The inaugural walk started at Blackbrook and was expected to attract around 12-15 people from the local business park. On the day,

Students from East Lothian holding STEM award

East Lothian school triumphs at STEM awards

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again showed their support to the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industry by sponsoring the annual Go4SET competition which, this year, was won by Preston Lodge High School in Prestonpans.   Last month, pupils from schools across Edinburgh and the Lothians celebrated their completion of

Kris Shenton and Paula Morton from Viridor's Trafford Park presenting a cheque to St Anne's Hospice

St Ann’s Hospice benefits from NO Lost time Incidents

Viridor staff in the Trafford Park depot have paid tribute to the work of St  Ann’s Hospice in Greater Manchester, making it the latest charity to benefit from the company’s  Safe Working scheme. Viridor’s top priority is keeping its teams safe and every month that a team works safely they can make a contribution to

Bicester school at the go4set awards

Viridor shortlisted for 2017 BITC Responsible Business Awards

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies has been shortlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad. Now in their 20th year, the awards recognise the most inspiring businesses which are taking action to build more inclusive workplaces, stronger communities

Litter in the countryside

Viridor welcomes the UK Government’s National Litter Strategy

Viridor today (10 April 2017) welcomes the Government’s consultation on its first National Litter Strategy with its emphasis on tackling anti-social behaviour, through a system of fines and penalty notices, while making it easier for people to dispose of rubbish.   A Viridor spokesman said: “It is entirely right that the new strategy seeks to

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Boys Brigade talk rubbish and recycling in Colnbrook

Boys from the 1st Slough Boys Brigade Junior Section have been finding out what happens to their rubbish – courtesy of staff from Lakeside Energy from Waste.  Lakeside Energy from Waste is a joint venture between two of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies – Grundon Waste Management and Viridor.   The Brigade’s

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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

Zoey and Riley with Zoey's recovered iPad

A lost treasure is returned to a grateful family

Family harmony has returned once more to Eyemouth after a precious iPad binned by a younger sibling was unearthed from mountains of residual waste by a team at the Viridor waste site in Dunbar. Mum-of-three Gillian Kerr said she and her family were over the moon when Viridor staff contacted her to say the iPad, a

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Viridor to host two job fairs in Dunbar

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, is holding two job fairs in Dunbar next week to discuss employment opportunities at its new £177m energy recovery facility near the town. Both events will be held at the Hallhill Centre in Dunbar – on Monday 27 February from 10am – 2pm and on Tuesday 28

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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

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