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The Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association (Avfall Sverige) delegation with Viridor's Director of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Cooke, following a tour of Viridor's £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.

Viridor hosts visit from Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association

Viridor has hosted a high-level delegation from the Swedish Waste Management and Recycling Association (Avfall Sverige), giving the group a tour of its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.  The two-day United Kingdom visit on September 4 and 5 by 25 Swedish delegates was organised by the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Scottish Centre

Paul Brown, Viridor’s Managing Director of Recycling and Integrated Assets, and Keith Trower, Viridor Resource Management Managing Director, with members of the Chinese delegation who visited the Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland.

Chinese delegation visit Viridor’s Newhouse glass recycling centre

Viridor has hosted a visit from a high-level Chinese delegation at its £25m Newhouse glass recycling centre in Scotland – one of Europe’s most advanced facilities.  The visit was to allow the Guangdong delegation to tour a Mogensen-built glass recycling plant and learn about the recycling infrastructure in place in Scotland from collection to processing.

Gabby Pieraccini, Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government.

Pieraccini put circular economy policy into practice, says Viridor

Scotland’s leading recycling, resource and renewable energy partner, Viridor, today recognised the contribution of the outgoing Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government. Gabby Pieraccini, Head of Zero Waste at Scottish Government, has announced she is moving on after three years in the prominent civil service role to take a new position in the Scottish

Pennon Head of Public Affairs Martin Grey addressing the Scottish Parliament on the need to create an environment which encourages investment in next generation Scottish resource infrastructure.

Viridor looks to ‘economic opportunity’ of next generation Scottish resource infrastructure

Creating an environment which encourages investment in next generation Scottish resource infrastructure is not just an environmental obligation but a real economic opportunity for Scotland, says Viridor’s Head of Public Affairs, Martin Grey. During a session of the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, Viridor, which is investing £500m in Scottish advanced

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

Viridor Bargeddie Logistics Unit Manager John Templeton and the team at the Bargeddie fun day.

Viridor supports Bargeddie schools with community fun day

Viridor, Scotland’s leading recycling and renewable energy company, once again supported the schools local to their Bargeddie advanced recycling hub at their annual parent council community fun day. St Kevin’s and Bargeddie Primary Schools hold the event each year to raise funds for the schools and once again Viridor took on the role of the

Aaron Mulhall, Euan Tulloch, Jack Dickson, Katie Barclay, Fraser Nicolson and Kirstin Young, from Grangemouth High School, celebrate their Go4SET win.

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

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

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,

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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