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Storm-proof school design wins Viridor STEM competition

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 national Go4SET competition which, this year, was won by local Stirlingshire school Grangemouth High School.  On Friday 2 June, pupils from schools across the UK came together in what was

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Viridor to host two job fairs in Dunbar

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, is holding two job fairs in Dunbar next week to discuss employment opportunities at its new £177m energy recovery facility near the town. Both events will be held at the Hallhill Centre in Dunbar – on Monday 27 February from 10am – 2pm and on Tuesday 28

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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,

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Dunbar charity boost for safe working hours milestone

One of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, Viridor, has reached a major health and safety milestone in the delivery of its new £177m Energy Recover Facility (ERF), currently under construction at Dunbar in East Lothian. Viridor and its construction partners Interserve Construction Ltd and technology specialist Babcock and Wilcox Vølund (BWV), achieved

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One Planet Opportunity

Viridor today (21st September) backed the Scottish EPA’s (SEPA’s) new One Planet Prosperity regulatory strategy.  Martin Grey, Head of Media Relations and Public Affairs, talks exclusively to Herald Scotland. With a current and planned investment of some £500 million in Scotland’s waste and recycling capabilities, waste specialist Viridor, part of the Pennon Group, believes it

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Viridor wins ten year plan for South Lanarkshire residual waste

Post-recycling black bag waste from South Lanarkshire Council is set to be transformed in a new partnership with recycling and waste management company Viridor. Aligned with waste reduction, reuse and recycling the £127 million partnership will divert waste from landfill by recovering renewable energy from residual ‘black-bag’ waste. South Lanarkshire Council, Scotland’s fifth largest local

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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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25 year waste transformation in first shared services contract for Scottish councils

Post-recycling black bag waste from five Scottish local authorities is set to be transformed in a partnership, the first of its kind in Scotland, with recycling and waste management company Viridor. Aligned with waste reduction, reuse and recycling the £700 million partnership will divert waste from landfill by capturing recyclable materials from residual waste before

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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

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Young stars making their mark with Viridor

Twenty-three students from across the UK are learning new skills in green energy, recycling, resources and finance as part of a £1.8bn investment in next generation recycling and energy recovery infrastructure. Young people from Glasgow to Cardiff are helping deliver the UK’s largest power and plant investment programme over the last five years. This investment

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