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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

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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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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

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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

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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,

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Viridor backs Lanarkshire schools STEM challenge

The brightest and best budding scientists and engineers from secondary schools across North and South Lanarkshire met in South Lanarkshire County Buildings, Hamilton this week to contest the final of the area Viridor GO4SET competition with the Engineering Development Trust (EDT). Sponsored by Viridor, the GO4SET competition is focused on inspiring young people into science,

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Inspiring STEM at Dunbar SciFest

Over 10,000 visitors are set to be treated to a spectacular science showcase this weekend as the Viridor Stage Shows kick into action at one of the UK’s largest independent science festivals.  Viridor is once again supporting Dunbar SciFest as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), aimed at encouraging secondary

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GO4SET education launch in Moray

School teams from Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray eagerly attended the launch of the Go4SET competition. This annual competition encourages pupils to gain an understanding of how maths, science, engineering and technology (STEM) is a central part of the world around them and gives an insight into future careers. The excitement was palpable as the

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