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Join a free waste facility tour

Sign up now to join a free tour of one or our waste facilities and you will see how your waste is turned into energy to help power thousands of homes across Oxfordshire. 

We have two tours available – at the food waste processing facility in Wallingford and at the general (black bin) waste energy recovery facility in Ardley.    

Tour dates currently available: 

General waste: energy recovery facility tour run by Viridor – tours take place in Ardley from 10am to 12:30pm: 

  • Tuesday 18 June 2024 – fully booked
  • Tuesday 16 July 2024
  • Thursday 15 August 2024 – fully booked
  • Thursday 19 September 2024
  • Thursday 17 October 2024 – fully booked

Food waste: anaerobic digestion facility tour run by Severn Trent Green Power – tours take place Wallingford from 10:30am to midday

  • Tuesday 17 September 2024 – fully booked
  • Monday 25 November 2024 – fully booked

How to register for a tour 

If you wish to attend one of our waste facility tours, please email or call 01235 422146 with the following information: 

  • the date and location of your preferred tour 
  • your full name 
  • your telephone number 
  • an emergency contact name and telephone number 
  • for the energy recovery facility tour, please provide with your boot size

Places on the tours are provided on a first come, first serve basis.  We will let you know once your place is secure and will then contact you closer to the time with any site-specific information.