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Glasgow pupils take the reins in horsey tribute to Mary Queen of Scots

School pupils from Glasgow have paid a fitting tribute to Mary Queen of Scots using materials from Viridor's recycling centre.

09/07/2019

Local children given winter clothing thanks to Viridor donation

A donation of £1,666 from Viridor, is set to help Scotland's Radio Forth Cash for Kids Coats for Kids campaign give 66 disadvantaged local children winter clothing packs, including a winter coat each.

08/10/2019

Work-ready: Life after uni on Viridor’s graduate scheme

Viridor today welcomed a fresh intake of candidates for its 2020 Graduate Programme, with the aim of attracting and developing new talent in the waste management and green energy industry.

07/10/2019

Viridor releases 2019 Sustainability Report - good progress made in priority programmes

The largest UK-owned recycling, resources and waste management company has released its 2019 Sustainability Report setting out its priority programmes in plastics, biodiversity and sustainable finance, with the aim of driving accelerated progress in these areas.

04/10/2019

Making plastic fantastic: Viridor’s fresh educational offering empowers school pupils

Children are excellent ambassadors and voices for change, says Viridor and this is why the largest UK-owned recycling company is encouraging a shift in behaviour towards waste through education.

02/10/2019

Viridor and Grundon Waste Management announce new energy recovery facility (ERF) in West Sussex

The joint venture in Ford, West Sussex, will be constructed at Grundon owned Ford Circular Technology Park, adjacent to Viridor’s existing Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).

27/09/2019

Largest UK-owned recycling company cuts plastic waste exports

85% say the UK should deal with its own plastic waste rather than exporting it. 9 in 10 agree existing plastic waste should be used to create useful resources that can be used again. 65% say they are more likely to buy products with packaging made from recyclable material.

09/09/2019

Giving Beddington Landfill new life with roadmap to restoration

Viridor’s Beddington Farmlands landfill site in Sutton, south London, is being transformed into a network of species-rich habitats as it closes its doors to active waste. As a leading UK resource manager, Viridor is committed to responsible environmental stewardship across its UK landfill portfolio.

04/09/2019

Viridor's Bargeddie recycling hub nears completion

Viridor’s new residual Materials Recycling Facility (rMRF) at Bargeddie in North Lanarkshire has reached an important milestone with a period of site testing now underway.

27/08/2019

Glasgow enters new recycling era with official opening of city waste and renewable energy hub

The Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) at Polmadie on the south side of Glasgow has been officially opened by Susan Aitken, the leader of Glasgow City Council.

20/08/2019

Viridor shows how non-recyclable waste becomes electricity at Heritage Open Days

Discover how Viridor uses waste which cannot be recycled to create electricity when the company opens its doors to the public in September as part of the National Trust’s Heritage Open Days.

20/08/2019

Viridor cuts more than 160,000 road miles on busy Cardiff to Bristol route

The UK’s largest recycling, waste management and energy recovery company, Viridor, is cutting its annual road miles by more than 160,000 across the busy route between Cardiff and Bristol, the company has announced.

13/08/2019

The Taunton Toad Trail is hopping your way this summer

It’s your chance to become a detective and join the hunt for all the giant toads featured in the Taunton Toad Trail this summer.

15/07/2019