Viridor runs a £205 million energy recovery and recycling facility near Bicester, processing a wide variety of materials, including plastic, wood, metal and food waste. The site does not just save a massive amount of landfill: it generates power for 38,000 homes.
It is operated and controlled by computers which are connected by over 250km of cabling around the plant. During the group tour, you will see the 5000 tonne bunker and learn how the facility functions. If you are curious about what happens to household waste, this visit will be for you. If you are a translator working in the field of waste management, it will offer first-hand insight into the industry.
Access to Viridor can be by car (it is near the M40, and parking on site is easy) or by group taxi from Bicester Station.
The day will start with refreshments at 12:00, followed by a buffet lunch. The guided tour will start at 14:00 and last about 2 hours.
Booking to open soon.
Middleton Stoney Road
Bicester, OX27 7PH