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York County Solid Waste Authority

2700 Blackbridge Rd, York, PA 17406

717-845-1066

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Overview

An orientation session is followed by a walking tour of the Tipping Floor where waste haulers enter to discharge waste into a large storage pit; the Turbine Generator Room where steam produced by the heat of burning garbage is used to produce electricity: and the Control Room where visitors view the inside of the combustion units via remote camera. The cooling tower and air pollution control equipment are also highlighted. Groups are accepted (up to 60 people) but must also call ahead for reservations. The tour is handicap accessible. Please note any accommodations you need when calling for reservations.

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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