Ever Wondered What Happens To Your Rubbish?

Residents in Chineham and neighbouring areas of Basingstoke are invited to take a look behind the scenes at the Chineham Energy Recovery Facility on Saturday 29 March. Veolia Environmental Services, operators of the site, will be holding the special Wonder Open Day and all visitors are welcome.

The event is designed to show how an energy-from-waste facility works and turns waste into a resource. 

During the day visitors can experience:

• A behind-the-scenes tour of the facility
• A visit to the control room
• Educational games for younger visitors
Facility Manager, Andy Macqueen of Veolia Environmental Services said:
“We think this is a great opportunity for our neighbours and local residents to come and explore what happens at our site. We hope people will come to meet us and gain an inside view on how we are working behind the scenes on their behalf!”
Chineham Energy Recovery Facility is part of the Project Integra network of waste management infrastructure, designed to handle Hampshire’s household waste and recycling.  In Hampshire just 10% of our household waste is sent to landfill – topping the league tables for waste diverted from landfill.

If you would like to come to the Wonder Open Day at Chineham Energy Recovery Facility on Saturday 29 March, please email [email protected] or call  0203 567 3855 as soon as possible to book your tour time – spaces are going fast!


For more information please contact:
Veolia Environmental Services:
Keely Gallagher
0203 567 2918 or 07887 942 754
[email protected]   
Or visit www.veoliaenvironmentalservices.co.uk. You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/VeoliaUK.