The York County Resource Recovery Center is a waste-to-energy facility that uses garbage as fuel to power a steam turbine to produce electricity. Visitors are given an overview of the process of waste-to-energy followed by a walking tour which includes the Tipping Floor, Turbine-Generator Room, and Control Room.
Please note: Tours start at the Education center off of Blackgum Ct. Directions to the Education Center are provided upon registration.
Thursday: 10-11:30 a.m.; 2-3:30 p.m.
About the Tour:
Tour Length: 90 minutes
Guided Tour: Yes
Public Restrooms: Yes
Cameras Permitted: Yes
Minimum Age Requirement: Must be 6 years or older
Retail/Factory Store on-site: No
Admission Charge: No
Conditions/Restrictions: Tour participants must register by Friday, June 8- maximum 60 participants per tour; participants must disclose if they have a pacemaker so they can be safely diverted from part of the tour; flat, closed toe shoes required; casual attire is suggested.
Motorcoaches: Yes, advance registration required and only 60 participants can be accommodated per tour.