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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

Viridor Ardley ERF Education Team at CareersFest 2017

Future looks bright for talent pipeline at Viridor following CareersFest 2017

Viridor praised CareersFest 2017 after two successful days at Oxfordshire’s most reputable careers advice and information event for students aged 14-19 years. . The education team from Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Ardley, Oxfordshire attended the event and drew a crowd to their stand by showing how energy is harnessed from the resources around

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STEM Education Eco-Challenge launches in Fife

Pupils from schools in Fife are about to embark on a 10-week competition supported by leading recycler Viridor, designed to launch them into stellar careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM).  The launch event for the Go4SET competition was held on 27th January at Fife College and pupils got into the innovative spirit of

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Exploring hidden places: Opening the doors on Peterborough’s war on waste

OPEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER: THURSDAY 8 – 10.00-12.00 FRIDAY 9 – 10.00-12.00 SATURDAY 10 – 10.00-12.00 The team at Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility, in Fengate will be opening its doors to members of the public in September to explore the state-of-the-art facility which turns residual waste into energy. Making a significant step towards the City’s

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Glasgow schools celebrate science and engineering challenge

The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across Scotland’s largest city met in Glasgow City Chambers recently to contest the city final of one of the UK’s largest STEM education competitions, GO4SET sponsored by Viridor. The Go4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science, technology engineering and maths careers,

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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

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Financial Times: US study during 9/11 changed CEO Ian McAulay’s perspective

Viridor Chief Executive, Ian McAulay, talks to the Financial Times about Glasgow, Harvard, studying in the US during 9/11 and how he’s transforming the business. Read the article here.

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The future’s bright for Britain’s young people

Martin Grey, Viridor’s Head of Public Affairs, writes exclusively for CIWM Journal on the need to transform how the UK resource sector invests in STEM education. It’s 3:30pm and as I write this article my five-year-old daughter will be putting down her pencil and heading home from school for another day.  Today, some ten million

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Viridor backs Lothians schools STEM challenge

VIRIDOR BACKS LOTHIANS SCHOOLS STEM CHALLENGE The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across the Lothians and Central Scotland met in Heriot Watt University this week to contest the final of the area Go4SET competition. The Go4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science, technology engineering and maths careers,

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Viridor backs Lanarkshire schools STEM challenge

The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across North and South Lanarkshire met in South Lanarkshire County Buildings, Hamilton this week to contest the final of the area Viridor GO4SET competition with the Engineering Development Trust (EDT). Sponsored by Viridor, the GO4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science,

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