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The Bicester School pupils with Viridor's Ardley Education Officer Jessica-Baker Pike and teacher mentor Kelly McKaig.

Oxfordshire pupils tap into recycling for Go4SET project

Pupils from The Bicester School tapped into their interest in recycling for a Go4SET project which earned them a People’s Choice Award, will encourage greater use of tap water and refillable bottles and reduce single use plastic at the Oxfordshire school.  In a project which saw the school partnered with one of the UK’s biggest

Ysgol-Y-Wern Primary School with their copies of two books, sponsored by Viridor, which teach children about protecting marine wildlife by keeping plastic out of our oceans.

Children’s books help Viridor and Cardiff City Council share ocean plastic message

Viridor’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility and Cardiff City Council are helping pupils at 98 Cardiff primary schools learn more about protecting marine wildlife by keeping plastic out of our oceans. The education team at Trident Park is sponsoring copies of the two books – Duffy’s Lucky Escape and Marli’s Tangled Tale, both written by

The control room of a Viridor energy recovery facility.

Viridor joins the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants

Viridor has become the newest member of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP). The company currently operates eight energy recovery plants in the UK, with three in commissioning and another under construction. This year Viridor facilities will receive 2.9 million tonnes of residual waste (including joint venture facilities), producing 242MW electricity, enough to power

Runcorn Energy Recovery Facility.

Energy recovery within a waste strategy

This article first appeared in the May edition of Energy World magazine.   Waste-to-energy plants, or waste-fuelled energy recovery facilities, have come a long way since early incinerators, and now take their place firmly within the national resources and waste strategy, writes Viridor’s Lisa Templeton. Modern energy recovery facilities (ERFs – often also referred to

Peterborough Energy Recovery Centre.

Viridor wins new two-year waste management contract with Broadland Housing Group

Viridor has won a two-year waste management contract with a Norwich-based housing group responsible for 5,000 family homes, apartments, sheltered housing and housing with care throughout Norfolk and North Suffolk.  Broadland Housing Group (Broadland) will work with Viridor to raise awareness among its staff to ensure they segregate and recycle as much material as possible, with

Oxfordshire County Council Cabinet Member for Environment Yvonnne Constance (front) with Viridor’s Managing Director of Major Contracts Chris Jonas, Viridor Regional Contracts Manager Paul Rowland, Oxfordshire County Council Strategic Manager (Waste and Transport) Andrew Pau and Ardley ERF Operations Manager Jim Thompson.

One million tonnes of rubbish transformed into energy at Ardley ERF

Viridor and Oxfordshire County Council have marked the one millionth tonne of residual waste received at the Ardley Energy Recovery Facility this week (11 December 2017), all of it used to create valuable renewable energy. Viridor’s Managing Director of Major Contracts, Chris Jonas, said the company was proud to recognise this landmark moment with its

Viridor has announced a new partnership with Lidl to provide general, wood, plastic and hazardous waste services to the £55 million Lidl Exeter Distribution Centre.

Viridor announces new Lidl Exeter partnership

Viridor has announced a new partnership with Lidl to provide general, wood, plastic and hazardous waste services to the £55 million Lidl Exeter Distribution Centre. Viridor Commercial Manager (East and Central) Victoria Waterhouse said the company was pleased to be working with Lidl at the UK’s largest distribution centre, a facility which was bringing more

• Viridor, Dunbar, staff help the West Barns Christmas Lights Committee put up their new lights after a £1,200 Viridor donation.

Viridor lights up West Barns for Christmas

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, is bringing some early festive cheer to West Barns by helping light up the village high street with brand new Christmas lights.  The company has donated £1,200 to the West Barns Christmas Lights Fund, with the donation going towards some new lights for the local community near

Viridor, Grundon and Lakeside join forces to focus on providing STEM education to local schoolchildren

The Lakeside Energy from Waste Facility (EfW) welcomed five local schools to Colnbrook when it hosted an event managed by the Engineering Development Trust – an organisation sponsored by HRH, the Prince of Wales.  The event, which included tours of the award-winning facility, was designed to encourage Year 8/9 students to consider a range of

The Beddington ERF construction partners Neil Thompson Fichtner, Dominique Granger CNIM, Andrew Whittington Merton Mencap, Garry Wolfe Viridor and Gareth Rooney Lagan Construction Group.

Viridor donates to Merton Mencap after safety milestone

Workers building Viridor’s Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Sutton have chosen to donate £1,000 to Merton Mencap after reaching 500,000 working hours without a lost time incident. Over the summer there have been around 450 construction workers at the site and ensuring that everyone goes home safely at the end of each day is

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