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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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A brand new Viridor

Viridor announces today (20.10.16) that it will be transforming its brand identity as part of a rebrand of the companies within the Pennon Group. Having evolved from a regional waste haulage and landfill business, Viridor has been through a decade of rapid growth and investment making it one of the leading recycling and energy recovery

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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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Recycling unusual suspects; Viridor supports National Recycle Week

From the 12th to the 18th September its National Recycle Week, organised and coordinated by WRAP it is now in its 13th year and is a celebration of recycling. The theme ‘The Unusual Suspects’ focuses on the more unusual items that research shows are being mistaken for recycling. As one of the largest recyclers across the UK, recycling

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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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