The York County Resource Recovery Center (RRC) is a waste-to-energy facility that uses garbage as fuel to produce steam to power a turbine to generate electricity. The RRC is designated under PA Legislation as a source of "green power". Visitors will be given an overview of the process of waste-to-energy followed by a walking tour of the facility, which includes the Tipping Floor, the Turbine-Generator Room and the Control Room. Tour space is limited- all guests must register by Thursday, June 6.
Thursday: Tours scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
About the Event:
Event Type: Guided Tour
Event Length: 60-90 minutes
Public Restrooms: Yes
Cameras Permitted: Yes
Minimum Age Requirement: Yes; Must be six years or older to tour
Retail/Factory Store on-site: No
Admission Charge: No
Conditions/Restrictions: Yes; All guests must pre-register by Thursday, June 6.
Guests must wear closed-toe shoes. Hard hats and safety glasses will be provided.
Motorcoaches: Yes; all groups must pre-register by Thursday, June 6. Maximum number of 60 guests per tour.