15th August 2018
Viridor Bins Help Challenge Edinburgh Businesses To Recycle More

Viridor Bins Help Challenge Edinburgh Businesses To Recycle More

Viridor is introducing a new bin designed to help Edinburgh businesses drive up their recycling rates along with a new Viridor “V” bin locking mechanism. Barry Neill, Viridor’s Bonnyrigg Collections Business Manager, said the company, with customers across Edinburgh, understood … Continue reading

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9th August 2018
Viridor And SEPA Discuss Scotland’s Glass Resource

Viridor And SEPA Discuss Scotland’s Glass Resource

Viridor and its parent company Pennon have hosted SEPA Chief Executive Officer Terry A’Hearn at the company’s £25 million Scottish glass recycling facility at Newhouse, the UK’s most advanced glass plant, designed to help drive Scotland’s circular economy. Mr A’Hearn … Continue reading

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31st July 2018
Edinburgh Fringe Festival To See 500 Tonnes Of Extra Glass Collected

Edinburgh Fringe Festival To See 500 Tonnes Of Extra Glass Collected

Scotland leading recycling company, Viridor, will collect an extra 500 tonnes of glass during Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival in August when the population of Scotland’s capital city doubles from 500,000 to one million. Generally, however, recycling during the festival drops by … Continue reading

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19th July 2018
Glasgow Chamber Of Commerce Asks Businesses To #SendPlasticPacking

Glasgow Chamber Of Commerce Asks Businesses To #SendPlasticPacking

Eliminating plastic cups and bottles, reducing the number of plastic bin liners and using caterers with compostable plastics are just some of the ways Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is asking businesses to commit to a plastic free office.  From the … Continue reading

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6th July 2018
Environment Strategy For Scotland Discussion Paper Launched

Environment Strategy For Scotland Discussion Paper Launched

A discussion paper inviting input to the development of an Environment Strategy for Scotland has been launched with a series of supporting “knowledge accounts”. The discussion paper takes forward a commitment in the Scottish Government’s 2017/18 Programme for Government to … Continue reading

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29th June 2018
Funding For Scotland’s Communities To Reduce Plastic Waste & Marine Litter

Funding For Scotland’s Communities To Reduce Plastic Waste & Marine Litter

Communities will be able to bid for a share of up to £500,000 to reduce single-use plastics, Scotland’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has announced. The new Action on Plastic Zero Waste Towns initiative will provide community groups with funding to … Continue reading

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28th June 2018
Scotland Launches Deposit Return Scheme Consultation

Scotland Launches Deposit Return Scheme Consultation

Members of the public are being called upon to have their say on how deposit return could work best for Scotland, as Zero Waste Scotland hosts its first public engagement event on the matter at Glasgow Fort. Under a deposit … Continue reading

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22nd June 2018
SEPA Takes Action To Stop Offensive Odours From Blantyre Site

SEPA Takes Action To Stop Offensive Odours From Blantyre Site

SEPA has issued an enforcement notice to GP Green Recycling Limited following investigations into complaints from members of the public about odours from their composting operations on Newhousemill Road, Blantyre. GP Green Recycling Limited undertakes activities such as the composting … Continue reading

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