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Bargeddie Logistics Unit superheroes raised more than £1,000 for a children's charity.

Viridor Bargeddie superheroes on mission for children’s charity

Bargeddie was on a mission, a mission to raise funds for children’s charity Radio Clyde Cash for Kids. It was clearly a job for a superhero…and they certainly did not disappoint. The Superhero Day attracted Superman, Wonderwoman, Spiderman, Batman, Daredevil and Captain America along with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, the Incredible Hulk and Banana

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Is sustainable Plastic the new black?

Sarah Heald, Director of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations for Pennon, owner of Viridor, writes exclusively for CIWM Journal on the building pressure to find a solution for the mountain of black plastic food packaging going to waste in the UK today. We are all acutely aware of the power of the perfect packaging –

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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

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Viridor Plastics Recycling Facility shortlisted for National Recycling Awards

Viridor’s Rochester Plastics Recycling Facility has been shortlisted for the Efficiency Initiative Award in the prestigious MRW National Recycling Awards.   This category recognises those businesses which have applied fresh thinking and reorganised operations to make them more efficient.  The winner will be announced on 28 June at an awards dinner in London.   Viridor’s

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Sorting the supermarket food tray waste mountain – Getting plastic packaging sorted with Viridor, Nextek, BBC’s The One Show

One of the UK’s leading recyclers Viridor has teamed up with packaging specialist Nextek to find a way to sort the supermarket food tray waste mountain. Similar to the issue of coffee cups, the companies are seeking to end the over 1.3 billion of black plastic ready meal trays sold by UK supermarkets needlessly being

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Viridor backs Lanarkshire jobs fair

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, took part in an employment and training fair in Airdrie co-hosted by local elected members for Airdrie & Shotts, Neil Gray MP and Alex Neil MSP. Viridor joined over 60 companies and skills providers to give help and advice to local prospective job seekers.  Company representatives discussed

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Viridor congratulates Scottish Government on Global Green Economy Awards

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has congratulated the Scottish Government on scooping a prestigious award at “The Circulars”, at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, is the world’s premier circular economy award program,

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Sky News visits Viridor as we help Santa recycle

Leading international news network, Sky News, visited Viridor yesterday to check out how our team at Ford materials recycling facility (MRF) in West Sussex, were helping Santa recycle. Pennon Group’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Sarah Heald, joined Viridor site manager, Russ Tuppen, as together they explained to an audience of millions why recycling matters, how

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Type 1 diabetes charity receive over £1000 through Viridor safe working

The type 1 diabetes charity JDRF becomes the latest organisation to benefit from the Viridor Safe Working scheme. Leading UK recycler Viridor works in partnership with Local Authorities and businesses across the West of England and South Wales, operating waste and recycling collection services; logistics and cutting-edge recycling facilities. Viridor’s top priority is keeping its

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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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