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Recycle Week 2019 - See the Material Recycling Facility in action!

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Island Road



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Want to find out what happens to your recycling after it's been collected from Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham Boroughs? Interested to see how thousands of tonnes of plastics, paper, metals and card is being sorted? Do you want to know what happens to it after it's been sorted? Now, during the Recycle Week 2019, you've got a chance to see it first-hand!

Fully guided and FREE tours are available during the Recycle Week on following days (18+ only):

Monday, 23rd September - 13.00 - 14.30

Tuesday, 24th September - 10.30 - 12.00

Tuesday, 24th Septeber - 18.30 - 20.00

Wednesday, 25th September - 10.30 - 12.00

Wednesday, 25th September - 18.30 - 20.00

Spaces are limited, so please book your visit now and bring your e-ticket with you. You must be over 18 to visit and make your own way there and back. Please note, a minimum number of 10 people is required and tours must be pre-booked. Please email for more info.


What is included in the tour?

The event includes presentation and a guided tour, followed by Q&A part. The participants must follow the instructions and guidance of the tour leader.

Are there minimum age requirements to enter the Material Recycling Facility?

Yes, due to health and safety requirements, you need to be over 18 years old the access to the Material Facility Facility.

Can I attend the tour if I have any medical codition?

Please be aware that this tour is not suitable for any people who have pace makers. Please let us know in advance if any of the following apply to you: mobility issues, health and safety issues; fear of heights.

Where should I park?

You are responsible for getting to the plant yourself, where parking is available. Please take the second turning on the left hand side and use any spaces available. The address is: re3, Island Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0RP.

What should I wear?

You will be provided with the PPE and suitable footwaer. Please wear comfortable clothing. All guests are required to wear trousers (skirts are not allowed).

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please send your queries onto

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