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Ysgol-Y-Wern Primary School with their copies of two books, sponsored by Viridor, which teach children about protecting marine wildlife by keeping plastic out of our oceans.

Children’s books help Viridor and Cardiff City Council share ocean plastic message

Viridor’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility and Cardiff City Council are helping pupils at 98 Cardiff primary schools learn more about protecting marine wildlife by keeping plastic out of our oceans. The education team at Trident Park is sponsoring copies of the two books – Duffy’s Lucky Escape and Marli’s Tangled Tale, both written by

Pupils from Hutchesons' Grammar School in Glasgow, Rhydpenau Primary School in Cardiff and Launton Church of England Primary in Oxfordshire on visits to the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre, Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility and Ardley ERF.

Viridor uses ‘pester power’ to get recycling moving

England, Scotland and Wales have some ambitious recycling targets over the next few years and, if they are to be achieved, a fairly seismic shift in behaviour and education is crucial.  Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, said its research (the 2016 Viridor Recycling Index) revealed that, while the public

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething visits Viridor Trident Park

Welsh Minister Vaughan Gething joins visit to £223m Cardiff ERF

Welsh Minister for Health, Well-Being and Sport Vaughan Gething has enjoyed a “fascinating” tour of Viridor’s £223 million Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Cardiff. Mr Gething, a Constituency Assembly Member, joined pupils from a school in his constituency, Moorland Primary, on Thursday (30 March) on a visit to the site and the ERF

Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility Open Day, 11th March 2017

Following the success of previous events, Viridor, in partnership with Prosiect Gwyrdd, is hosting an open day on Saturday 11th March 2017 at its Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Cardiff, for members of the local community to learn about what currently happens to non-recyclable household waste in South East Wales. Mark Poole, Education Centre

Leadership lessons from Welsh resource boost

Viridor has today called on the UK to look to the leadership shown by Welsh Government and local authorities who today announced a boost in Welsh recycling and landfill diversion performance. Based on provisional data released by Welsh Government, the 2015/16 average combined reuse, recycling and composting rate across Wales’ 22 local authorities was 60%,

Stronger Together: How partnerships are powering Cardiff

As renditions of ‘Don’t take me home…’ echoed from the Wales fans in Lyon, despite the result, we can reflect back on a fantastic European Championships in France this summer. Wales have defied the bookmakers, topping their group as winners and easing past one of the most highly ranked teams in Belgium to book their

Viridor & Prosiect Gwyrdd launch Community Fund

Viridor & Prosiect Gwyrdd are delighted to announce the launch of a 25-year, £50,000 per annum Community Fund to support projects across Caerphilly, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, Newport and Vale of Glamorgan. Charities, and properly constituted not-for-profit groups, will be able to apply for funding up to £3,000 to deliver projects that positively impact their local community.

Trident Park (Cardiff) ERF short listed for National Award

Viridor’s £223m flagship Welsh energy recovery facility, opened by the Welsh First Minister, the Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones AM, on Monday 22nd June, has been short listed for a prestigious national award. The Trident Park facility, which transforms 350,000 tonnes of post-recycling waste into enough energy to power 50,000 homes each year, is in the

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