Wheelabrator Saugus (Item file photo).
SAUGUS — As part of the company’s ongoing effort to be transparent and engaged with the community, Wheelabrator Technologies invites members of the public to attend a fall tour of the Wheelabrator Saugus Monofill and Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, a 370-acre refuge certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council.
The tours, which include a film, brief presentation, driven tour around the monofill and Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, and a question and answer session, will be held on Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. and Nov. 30 at 4 p.m.
“We are always looking for opportunities to bring people to the facility to show them the operation first-hand,” said Peter Kendrigan, Wheelabrator Saugus general manager. “We are happy to answer any questions visitors may have about our facility. We encourage residents of Saugus, Revere, Lynn and the surrounding region to take the tour.”
The capacity for each tour is 30, first-come, first-served. Refreshments will be provided. Group transportation is available upon request.
An RSVP is required to visit the Saugus Monofill and Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary. Please email [email protected] to reserve a seat on the tour.
Wheelabrator Technologies is the second largest U.S. energy-from-waste business, and is an industry leader in the conversion of everyday residential and business waste into clean energy. Wheelabrator has a platform of 20 power-producing assets across the U.S. and United Kingdom — 16 energy-from-waste facilities, four independent power plants as well as four ash monofills and three transfer stations.
Wheelabrator has an annual waste processing capacity of over 7.5 million tons, and a total combined electric generating capacity of 853 megawatts — enough energy to power more than 805,000 homes. Wheelabrator also recovers metals for recycling into commercial products.
The company’s vision to develop, deliver and realize the potential of clean energy speaks to Wheelabrator’s ongoing commitment to the development of clean energy solutions for its customers and local communities.