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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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Young stars making their mark with Viridor

Twenty-three students from across the UK are learning new skills in green energy, recycling, resources and finance as part of a £1.8bn investment in next generation recycling and energy recovery infrastructure. Young people from Glasgow to Cardiff are helping deliver the UK’s largest power and plant investment programme over the last five years. This investment

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Nick Gibb MP transforming waste in West Sussex

Member of Parliament for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton and Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, helped transform waste last week when he visited Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in West Sussex.  The Conservative MP visited the site to learn more about boosting recycling, the work of the site’s visitors centre and the importance

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Viridor welcomes Sky News focus on Waste Crime

Viridor today [9th February 2016] welcomed a Sky News special investigation by Joe Tidy on waste crime. The report, broadcast today, revealed that environment agencies in the UK are dealing with dozens of abandoned waste mountains left by recycling firms who have gone out of business. As one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and

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Viridor targets Longannet staff for energy recovery programme

Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy companies, has targeted staff at Scottish Power’s Longannet Power Station who may have the right transferable skills for the company’s £1.8bn UK energy recovery facilities programme. Viridor’s Scottish investment programme, which has seen £357m committed north-of-the-border in the last twenty-four months, includes the £154m

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Resource Policy at a Crossroads : English Resources Networks

A paper launched today by leading resources and renewable energy company Viridor identifies that current waste management systems in England are no longer fit for purpose.  The paper calls for systems to be replaced with a new and ambitious model that moves resource management beyond local authority boundaries, realising the economic potential for British business,

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New Scottish Regional Managing Director for Viridor

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling, resources and renewable energy company, has announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Brown as its new Scottish Regional Managing Director effective from 1st February.  Moving from a senior role at Scottish Power Energy Networks, Mr Brown will head the Scottish recycling and resources division of a company investing £500m in Scotland.

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Councils continue to count the cost of contaminated recycling this Christmas

UK councils are continuing to count the cost of contamination this Christmas.  That was the message from Chris Jonas, Director of Business Development at Viridor – one of the UK’s largest recyclers. Against a backdrop of local authority consultations on responses to austerity, Viridor has called on council’s to act, following best practice in the

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The Scotsman Interview : Ian McAulay

Viridor CEO talked recently to The Scotsman : ‘Scotland’s National Newspaper’ about transforming waste, commodity markets and why he prefers a book to a Kindle. Read the full article here.

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Viridor driving Mission Christmas

Trafford based staff from Viridor, a leading UK recycling and renewable energy company will be busy collecting donated toys from Greater Manchester residents from over 300 locations to support Key 103’s Cash for Kids, Mission Christmas campaign. The donated toys will ensure over 30,000 Greater Manchester children living in poverty get to open a gift

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