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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

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Viridor and Kier sign 10,000-tonne Sheffield Glass contract

Viridor and Kier Environmental Services have joined forces in a 12-month contract which will see Cheshire West and Chester councils’ 10,000 tonnes per annum kerbside collected glass sent to Sheffield as part of a closed loop recycling waste management solution.  Viridor Resource Management Managing Director Keith Trower said the company was committed to ensuring that

• Viridor North Devon Sales Executive Simon Spiers with Barnstaple & District Chamber of Commerce President Trudi Spratt and Viridor Head of Sales (South West) Sarah Joy.

Viridor becomes patron of Barnstaple & District Chamber of Commerce

Viridor, one of the UK’s biggest recycling and renewable energy companies, has joined forces with the Barnstaple & District Chamber of Commerce, becoming a patron to support its efforts as a powerful voice for the business community.  Viridor’s Head of Sales (South West) Sarah Joy said the company, part of the FTSE 250 Exeter-based Pennon

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’s Development Manager and Co-ordinator of Technology and Innovation, Marcus Du Pree Thomas at the University of Sheffield.

Viridor works with university on innovative robotics project

Robotics, cobotics and hive robots – all are innovative technology which, if correctly harnessed for the waste industry, could have a significant impact on plant safety and efficiency.  One of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has spent two years working with the University of Sheffield on projects which have very

Paul Brown, Viridor’s Managing Director of Recycling and Integrated Assets, and Keith Trower, Viridor Resource Management Managing Director, with members of the Chinese delegation who visited the Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.

Chinese delegation visit Viridor’s Newhouse glass recycling centre

Viridor has hosted a visit from a high-level Chinese delegation at its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland – one of Europe’s most advanced facilities.  The visit was to allow the Guangdong delegation to tour a Mogensen-built glass recycling plant and learn about the recycling infrastructure in place in Scotland from collection to processing.

Viridor's Ardley ERF team worked with Matthew Arnold School in Oxford on a project which recycled plastic bottles to create "bricks".

Pupils recycle plastic bottles to use as bench-building material

Viridor’s Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) attended a celebration event in Oxfordshire this week – the Young Engineering Ambassador Celebration Evening – which recognised an innovative programme to engage young minds about the enormous potential of waste as a resource. The event marked the culmination of a project Viridor was involved in with Matthew Arnold School

The Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Resourcing the Future conference was held on June 27 and 28.

50% recycling and beyond – markets, challenges and opportunities

To achieve real progress beyond 50% recycling rates the industry needs closer collaboration and recognition of shared cross-sector goals and challenges, along with a shared risk and responsibility from producers, packagers, retails, recyclers and reprocessors.  This is the view of Viridor’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Dan Cooke. He shared this with delegates at the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Resourcing the Future conference held on June

Pupils from Hutchesons' Grammar School in Glasgow, Rhydpenau Primary School in Cardiff and Launton Church of England Primary in Oxfordshire on visits to the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre, Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility and Ardley ERF.

Viridor uses ‘pester power’ to get recycling moving

England, Scotland and Wales have some ambitious recycling targets over the next few years and, if they are to be achieved, a fairly seismic shift in behaviour and education is crucial.  Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, said its research (the 2016 Viridor Recycling Index) revealed that, while the public

Viridor Bargeddie Logistics Unit Manager John Templeton and the team at the Bargeddie fun day.

Viridor supports Bargeddie schools with community fun day

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again supported the schools local to their Bargeddie advanced recycling hub at their annual parent council community fun day. St Kevin’s and Bargeddie Primary Schools hold the event each year to raise funds for the schools and once again Viridor took on the role of the


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