The Recycling Discovery Hub is located at the ACT's Materials Recovery Facility - where recycling is sorted. Visitors can interact with a hands on recycling exhibition, see the facility through a virtual reality experience and discuss recycling with facilitators. Take a look at the virtual reality experience at the Recycling Discovery Hub below:
Bus groups can also take a tour of Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre to view the landfill, transfer station, reuse facility, landfill gas station and leachate ponds.
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At the Recycling Discovery Hub visitors can explore what happens to the things they throw in the bin, investigate how the materials are sorted, discover what recycling becomes and identify actions they can take to avoid waste and recycle correctly.
Explore the science of sorting and what happens to waste and recycling beyond the bin.
Uncover the broader story in one session incorporating:
A presentation and interactive displays at the Recycling Discovery Hub to explore recycling from your kerbside bin to new products.
A tour of the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre to view the landfill and associated facilities.
Visits accommodate a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 25 attendees. (One group of 50 can book at one time if half visit the Resource Management Centre and half visit the Recycling Discovery Hub and then swap over.)
Children must be supervised at all times.
For safety reasons visits are not available for children under seven years of age (under Year 2).