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York County Solid Waste Authority

2700 Blackbridge Rd, York, PA 17406

717-845-1066

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Amenities
Overview

The York County Resource Recover 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 a mock Control Room.

Amenities
General
Have It Made Here Event
Hours
  • Operating Season: Year-round
  • Monday Hours: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Thursday Hours: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday Hours: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Saturday Hours: Closed
  • Sunday Hours: Closed
Hours
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.
General Information
  • Estimated Visit Time:
    • 60+ minutes
  • Tour Type:
    • Guided Tour
  • Schedule In Advance:
  • Admission: Free
Requirements & Restrictions
  • Age Requirements: Must be six years of age or older.
  • Closed Toe Shoes:
  • Safety Gear:
  • Photography Allowed:
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
    • Yes
  • Group Size Restrictions: Limited to 25 people at a time.
  • Additional Requirements/Restrictions: None