The Plymouth Energy from Waste Facility and CHP facility provides a waste treatment solution for the South West Devon Waste Partnership. It deals with waste from Plymouth, Devon and Torbay that is not recycled or composted and generates electricity as well as usable heat in combined heat and power (CHP) mode, thereby saving valuable fossil resources and reducing carbon dioxide output.
A half day visit is available for pupils of Torbay schools to the Plymouth Energy from Waste Facility and CHP plant at Devonport.
- 10am to 12:30pm
- 12:30pm to 2:30pm
These visits are free of charge and whilst we recommend a maximum class of 30 to 35 pupils of Year 4 and above, the visits and activities can be adapted for all age groups and smaller or larger numbers.
Grants are available from us of up to £200 to assist Torbay schools with transport costs. These grants are on a first come, first served basis. Please contact us for more information or to apply.
To find out more about the partnership and the facility visit the South West Devon Waste Partnership website. You can book an educational visit on the MVV website.
- Book a slot at the tip (recycling centre)
- When is my bin collected?
- What to do with garden waste
- What can I do with bulky waste?
- What goes in my bin?
- My bin hasn't been collected
- Get a clinical or sharps waste collection
- Where are the recycling banks?
- Get a new/replacement bin
- Flats and communal collections
- Recycle electrical items
- Get an assisted collection
- How can I reduce my waste and save money?
- Commercial waste collections
- Recycling Metal
- Recycling Glass
- Litter and litter bins
- Visit Plymouth Energy from Waste Facility and Combined Heat and Power Plant
- Where does my recycling go?
- Recycling Blog
- Recycling Support Coordinators