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BBC recyclers Sarah Moore and Jay Blades from television’s “Money for Nothing” are filming at a Viridor Greater Manchester recycling centre this week.

BBC TV recyclers film at Viridor Greater Manchester recycling centre

BBC recyclers Sarah Moore and Jay Blades from television’s “Money for Nothing” are filming at a Viridor Greater Manchester recycling centre this week, seeking a host of interesting objects to transform. The team are based at the Altrincham Recycling Centre this week (until Saturday, 24 June). “Money for Nothing”, now in its fourth series, sees Sarah

Aaron Mulhall, Euan Tulloch, Jack Dickson, Katie Barclay, Fraser Nicolson and Kirstin Young, from Grangemouth High School, celebrate their Go4SET win.

Storm-proof school design wins Viridor STEM competition

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 national Go4SET competition which, this year, was won by local Stirlingshire school Grangemouth High School.  On Friday 2 June, pupils from schools across the UK came together in what was

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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

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething visits Viridor Trident Park

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething joins visit to £223m Cardiff ERF

Welsh Minister for Health, Well-Being and Sport Vaughan Gething has enjoyed a “fascinating” tour of Viridor’s £223 million Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Cardiff. Mr Gething, a Constituency Assembly Member, joined pupils from a school in his constituency, Moorland Primary, on Thursday (30 March) on a visit to the site and the ERF

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New direction for Viridor’s Resource Management division

Viridor Resource Management’s new Managing Director Keith Trower, who joined the company in August 2015, has brought in a team of specialists as part of his vision to re-energise VRM’s focus on selling recycled materials to the UK, Europe and world markets. VRM is the arm of business dedicated to obtaining value from recycling with

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Viridor backs Policy Exchange focus on Post-Brexit, Bespoke for Britain Waste Resource Policy

One of the UK’s largest environmental infrastructure groups, Pennon – owners of Viridor – has today backed a heavy-weight report by Policy Exchange on the future of UK waste and resources policy. The report, ‘Going Round in Circles: Developing a new approach to waste policy following Brexit’ looks at the economic opportunity of a reformed

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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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Viridor nominated for inaugural One Planet Business Award

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has been shortlisted for a top sustainability award at one of the most prestigious events in the Scottish business community’s calendar. Viridor has been selected as a finalist for the inaugural ‘SEPA One Planet Award’ at The Scottish Business Awards. The award, which will

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One Planet Opportunity

Viridor today (21st September) backed the Scottish EPA’s (SEPA’s) new One Planet Prosperity regulatory strategy.  Martin Grey, Head of Media Relations and Public Affairs, talks exclusively to Herald Scotland. With a current and planned investment of some £500 million in Scotland’s waste and recycling capabilities, waste specialist Viridor, part of the Pennon Group, believes it

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Scots smash recycling world record

Scotland’s leading recycler, Viridor and Zero Waste Scotland are calling on competitive Scots to take part in national Recycle Week to encourage people to recycle more things, more often. In a bid to recycling across the nation, Zero Waste Scotland, supported by staff from Viridor’s Scottish HQ, held an event at St Enoch’s Centre in

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