Another great tour week starts up in Edmonton from Sunday May 31 to Saturday June 6 during Environment Week. Take the kids down to the Edmonton Waste Management Centre (EWMC) for a free guided tour of this internationally-acclaimed facility, and find out how and what is recycled in Edmonton. Get an inside look at the process of recycling and get the kids involved in this cool interactive event.
Some Highlights Of What You'll Uncover:
- Learn how recyclable material is sorted and prepped.
- Find out how your household garbage helps create the compost produced.
- Discover the process of turning garbage from a landfill into electricity.
- Learn about biofuels and how the city of Edmonton is working to reach a 90% waste diversion program.