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The new Bonnyrigg bins and Viridor lock system.

New Viridor bins help Edinburgh businesses challenge staff to recycle more

Viridor is introducing a new bin designed to help Edinburgh businesses drive up their recycling rates along with a new Viridor “V” bin locking mechanism. Barry Neill, Viridor’s Bonnyrigg Collections Business Manager, said the company, with customers across Edinburgh, understood that everyone wanted to make the most of recycling opportunities and support Scotland’s ambitions towards

Viridor’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, has been appointed Group Head of Sustainability for its FTSE 250 parent company.

Dan Cooke confirmed as Pennon Group Head of Sustainability

Viridor’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, has been appointed Group Head of Sustainability for its FTSE 250 parent company, Pennon. This is a new role within the company’s Environment & Sustainability Department and will ensure the development and delivery of a refreshed and comprehensive Group-wide sustainability strategy and performance metrics, all in support of

Pennon Head of Sustainability Dan Cooke, Viridor Newhouse Process Operations Manager John Elliot, SEPA Chief Executive Officer Terry A’Hearn and Pennon Director of Environment Ed Mitchell.

Viridor and SEPA discuss Scotland’s glass resource at Newhouse glass recycling facility

Viridor and its parent company Pennon have hosted SEPA Chief Executive Officer Terry A’Hearn at the company’s £25 million Scottish glass recycling facility at Newhouse, the UK’s most advanced glass plant, designed to help drive Scotland’s circular economy.  Mr A’Hearn was given a tour of plant which features advanced recycling technology from across the globe.

Viridor, West Sussex County Council and Glebe Primary School have used more than 200 plastic bottles to create an eye-catching sculpture aimed at raising awareness about ocean plastic.

Viridor and West Sussex pupils sow the seeds for increased recycling with plastic flower sculpture

Viridor, West Sussex County Council and Glebe Primary School have used more than 200 plastic bottles to create an eye-catching sculpture aimed at raising awareness about ocean plastic. Working alongside Jo Norman, Education and Communication Officer at Viridor, the inspiration for the sculpture came from sea anemones and how they looked similar to flowers. Jo

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.

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