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Viridor completes £1m glass recycling plant upgrade and wins multiple local authority contract

  Viridor has completed a £1 million upgrade of its Scottish glass recycling plant and has secured a Scottish Procurement contract covering five Scottish local authorities and a total estimated annual tonnage of 10,500. Viridor Resource Management (VRM) Managing Director Keith Trower said Viridor had completed the £1 million upgrade of its £25m facility in

Gabby Pieraccini, Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government.

Pieraccini put circular economy policy into practice, says Viridor

Scotland’s leading recycling, resource and renewable energy partner, Viridor, today recognised the contribution of the outgoing Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government. Gabby Pieraccini, Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government, has announced she is moving on after three years in the prominent civil service role to take a new position in the Scottish

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,

Scottish resource networks: A recycling opportunity not to be missed

Transforming Scotland’s manufacturing and low-carbon economies and encouraging investment needs fresh thinking on resource security.  One of the biggest business risks to international investors, resource scarcity is recognised in Scottish Government’s ‘Safeguarding Scotland’s Resources’ strategy. But Scotland’s resource systems were designed for a bygone age where ‘hump and dump’ landfill was designed for disposal.  The

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

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

Awards success for £25m Lanarkshire glass plant

A £25m Scottish glass recycling facility, opened by the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment, Richard Lochhead MSP in September, has won a Scottish Government backed circular economy award. The Newhouse recycling centre, operated by Viridor, achieved the Zero Waste Scotland award for ‘Best Private Sector Initiative’ at the recent Scottish Resources

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