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Stockport Education Centre and Mechanical Biological Treatment Facility

See how general waste is turned into electricity that could  power 4,000 homes.

A visit includes:

A  tour of the Mechanical Biological Treatment Facility

  • Find out how we store methane gas in a bubble
  • Find out why bacteria are very useful at cleaning the air as well helping us make electricity
  • See how we make a lovely soup from some of the ingredients in your general waste bin.

A selection of tailored interactive activities

  • Right Stuff Right Bin – Which bin is which?
  • Rubbish to Resource – Where does it all go?
  • One Earth – Why does it matter?

Visits are suitable for:

  • Primary school classes (Year 3 and above)
  • Guide and Scout groups (7 years old and above)
  • Secondary and Higher Education students studying environmental and STEM subjects
  • Further Education students studying environmental and STEM courses
  • Adult community groups

Not in education or part of a community group?

You can still visit us on one of our Public Open Days! Visit our events page for dates available.

Centre Information

Address

Bredbury Park Way

Bredbury Park Industrial Estate

Bredbury

SK6 2SN

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