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Viridor backs Policy Exchange focus on Post-Brexit, Bespoke for Britain Waste Resource Policy

One of the UK’s largest environmental infrastructure groups, Pennon – owners of Viridor – has today backed a heavy-weight report by Policy Exchange on the future of UK waste and resources policy. The report, ‘Going Round in Circles: Developing a new approach to waste policy following Brexit’ looks at the economic opportunity of a reformed

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Viridor backs Lanarkshire jobs fair

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, took part in an employment and training fair in Airdrie co-hosted by local elected members for Airdrie & Shotts, Neil Gray MP and Alex Neil MSP. Viridor joined over 60 companies and skills providers to give help and advice to local prospective job seekers.  Company representatives discussed

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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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Innovative fund to support Peterborough’s projects

Viridor launches Viridor in Peterborough (ViP) Community Benefit Fund comprising funding of £20,000 a year plus additional contributions to support community led projects and organisations in and around Peterborough.   Applications are now being accepted with an easy to use criteria guide now available online.   Viridor works in partnership with Peterborough City Council to

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Sky News visits Viridor as we help Santa recycle

Leading international news network, Sky News, visited Viridor yesterday to check out how our team at Ford materials recycling facility (MRF) in West Sussex, were helping Santa recycle. Pennon Group’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Sarah Heald, joined Viridor site manager, Russ Tuppen, as together they explained to an audience of millions why recycling matters, how

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Viridor backs Bargeddie good causes

Scotland’s leading recycler, Viridor, has this week announced its support to a number of good causes within the Bargeddie area with a bumper boost for the community’s youngsters. The company, which is currently investing £22m in its advanced recycling hub at Bargeddie, North Lanarkshire, has backed local football team the Bargeddie Colts, Shining Starts Additional

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Viridor lights up Dunbar Christmas for ERF construction milestone

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has reached a major construction milestone in the delivery of its new £177m Energy Recover Facility (ERF) at Dunbar in East Lothian. Viridor and technology specialist Babcock and Wilcox Vølund (BWV), have reached the half way point on the project as 50% of the

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Lakeside Energy from Waste facility

Viridor today (25th October 2016) responded to the announcement by Rt. Hon. Charles Grayling MP of government approval for a third runway at Heathrow Airport, London. A Viridor spokesperson said: “Viridor notes the Government’s decision regarding airport expansion in the south east. “Viridor will now seek to ensure that the award-winning Lakeside Energy from Waste

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Viridor nominated for inaugural One Planet Business Award

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has been shortlisted for a top sustainability award at one of the most prestigious events in the Scottish business community’s calendar. Viridor has been selected as a finalist for the inaugural ‘SEPA One Planet Award’ at The Scottish Business Awards. The award, which will

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Ian McAulay stepping down as CEO of Viridor; Phil Piddington appointed Managing Director of Viridor

Ian McAulay is stepping down as CEO of Viridor and from the Pennon Board to pursue other opportunities. Phil Piddington has been appointed as Managing Director of Viridor with effect from today. Phil will report to Chris Loughlin, CEO of Pennon. Phil joined Viridor in 2014 to lead the energy division in his current role

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