Careers   |   Contact Us
 

News & Blogs

February 22, 2018 , ,

Pupils tackle recycling and energy saving with STEM competition

Pupils addressed real environmental challenges at their own school while exploring Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as part of the Engineering Development Trust’s Go4SET Scheme. The 10-week competition, which saw the year eight and nine pupils transform into engineers, was sponsored by the Lakeside Energy from Waste (LKS EfW) facility near Slough, a joint

Students from East Lothian holding STEM award

East Lothian school triumphs at STEM awards

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again showed their support to the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industry by sponsoring the annual Go4SET competition which, this year, was won by Preston Lodge High School in Prestonpans.   Last month, pupils from schools across Edinburgh and the Lothians celebrated their completion of

Bicester school at the go4set awards

Viridor shortlisted for 2017 BITC Responsible Business Awards

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies has been shortlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad. Now in their 20th year, the awards recognise the most inspiring businesses which are taking action to build more inclusive workplaces, stronger communities

Glasgow schools celebrate Go4SET Celebration Day

Glasgow’s future scientists and engineers from 14 schools in the city have celebrated their completion of a 10-week competition designed to give them the skills to launch them into careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM). The Go4SET Celebration and Assessment Day was held at Glasgow City Chambers today (27 April, 2017) and pupils

Viridor Ardley ERF Education Team at CareersFest 2017

Future looks bright for talent pipeline at Viridor following CareersFest 2017

Viridor praised CareersFest 2017 after two successful days at Oxfordshire’s most reputable careers advice and information event for students aged 14-19 years. . The education team from Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Ardley, Oxfordshire attended the event and drew a crowd to their stand by showing how energy is harnessed from the resources around

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

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,

Viridor offers young engineers a glimpse into the future at Beddington

A delegation of American engineering students were welcomed to the £205m Energy Recovery Facility on Beddington Lane, Sutton to understand how learning about engineering at school and university can offer real job opportunities in South London. As the construction project continues, Viridor and it’s construction partners, CNIM, Lagan Construction Group and Fichtner took the opportunity

The future’s bright for Britain’s young people

Martin Grey, Viridor’s Head of Public Affairs, writes exclusively for CIWM Journal on the need to transform how the UK resource sector invests in STEM education. It’s 3:30pm and as I write this article my five-year-old daughter will be putting down her pencil and heading home from school for another day.  Today, some ten million

Viridor backs Lothians schools STEM challenge

VIRIDOR BACKS LOTHIANS SCHOOLS STEM CHALLENGE The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across the Lothians and Central Scotland met in Heriot Watt University this week to contest the final of the area Go4SET competition. The Go4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science, technology engineering and maths careers,

LATEST TWEETS

FOLLOW US @viridorUK

 

Its Feedback Friday! Amazing review from one of our happy customers! Well done to Scott for his continued commit… https://t.co/1aW8il1F2f

Around 95% less energy is used to make products from recycled materials than using raw materials. Watch our short v… https://t.co/gb5CnDU6DL

How do we recover energy from everyday #waste? This short video will answer all of your questions. ♻️ We are… https://t.co/0C1RrBVwk7

RT @letsrecycle: ESA chairman Phil Piddington welcomes Strategy ‘direction’ -https://t.co/phlzTwyYVx @ESA_tweets @ViridorUK

<% end_control %>