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Food waste tours for the public

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Please find below dates of waste tours for the year:

The food waste is sent to the anaerobic digestion facility based in Wallingford, the tour will show you how your food waste is turned into electricity and a liquid fertilizer.

All tours start at 10am and last around 1.5 hours.

  • June 6th
  • August 7th
  • October 3rd
  • November 19th 

The black bin waste is sent to an energy from waste plant based in Ardley. Here the waste is incinerated to generate electricity. The tour will start with a presentation and then you will enjoy a guided tour around the plant.

Tours start at 10am and last around 2.5 hours.

  • February 25th
  • April 11th
  • July 8th
  • October 31st

Please let me know at: waste.team@southandvale.gov.uk if you are interested in attending any of the dates and I can reserve you spaces and send you more information about the day. Tours spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Best Wishes,
Ellie