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A lost treasure is returned to a grateful family

Family harmony has returned once more to Eyemouth after a precious iPad binned by a younger sibling was unearthed from mountains of residual waste by a team at the Viridor waste site in Dunbar. Mum-of-three Gillian Kerr said she and her family were over the moon when Viridor staff contacted her to say the iPad, a

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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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STEM Education Eco-Challenge launches in Fife

Pupils from schools in Fife are about to embark on a 10-week competition supported by leading recycler Viridor, designed to launch them into stellar careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM).  The launch event for the Go4SET competition was held on 27th January at Fife College and pupils got into the innovative spirit of

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Glasgow schools celebrate science and engineering challenge

The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across Scotland’s largest city met in Glasgow City Chambers recently to contest the city final of one of the UK’s largest STEM education competitions, GO4SET sponsored by Viridor. The Go4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science, technology engineering and maths careers,

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Scottish businesses urged to recycle food waste

Food businesses in Scottish towns urged to recycle more as part of new regulations. Businesses which generate more than 5kg of food waste per week are now required by law to have it collected separately for recycling. Changes to the Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 January, replacing a previous requirement with

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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 calls for Scottish Resource Networks as part COP 21 response

Scottish Government should move quickly to develop a series of regional resource networks as part of its UN COP 21 Climate Change response.  That was the key finding of a policy paper published today (10th December 2015) by Scotland’s leading resources, recycling and renewable energy company, Viridor launched at a major Scotland 2020 international conference

East Lothian Star Awards 2015

Viridor supports East Lothian Council unsung heroes

Viridor, the recycling, resources and distributed energy company developing a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) at Dunbar, East Lothian, last night (12th November) presented the East Lothian Council ‘Unsung Hero’ Star Award to Keith Christie of the council’s outdoor education team. As part of a community sponsorship programme which includes  flagship GO4SET education partnership with

Clyde Valley Residual Waste Project

Viridor Appointed on £700m Clyde Valley Residual Waste Project

Viridor has been appointed preferred bidder for the £700m Clyde Valley Residual Waste project. The project is jointly run by five councils, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire, to procure a long term solution for treatment and disposal of waste. North Lanarkshire is the Lead Authority for the contract. The contract

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