We have four Education Centres to chose from. Each one showcasing a different technology:
Bolton (Raikes Lane) Education Centre
See where non-recyclable waste is burned to produce electricity
Bury (Pilsworth) Education Centre
See where your non-recyclable waste is buried and landfill gas is collected to produce energy
Manchester (Longley lane) Education Centre
See where mixed recycling, paper and cardboard is collected for recycling and separated.
Stockport (Bredbury) Education Centre
See where your non-recyclable waste is separated and the energy released to produce electricity
See where your garden and food waste is turned in to compost
Visits are FREE to Greater Manchester schools and community groups. The visit includes a site tour and a selection of waste and recycling activities led by one of our dedicated and experienced Education Officers.
For health and safety reasons, visitors must be 7 years old and over.
For more information on these technologies visit our Recover section.