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Olio – The Food Sharing Revolution

Did you know 50% of food wasted in the Buckinghamshire comes from our homes, and the average UK household throws out £700 of good food every year?! Much of it could have been eaten, like excess fruit and veg, ingredients bought for a recipe tried once or just a BOGOF we couldn’t resist. All across… Read more »

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Olio App on smartphone

Greatmoor Open To The Public – Still a Few Places Left

Greatmoor will be holding its first public guided tours on Saturday 18th March. There are spaces available on two guided tours during the day, starting at 10am and 12pm, each taking approximately 90 minutes and visiting the Grab Crane, Control Room, Grate, Turbine and Condensor Fans. The 2pm tour is now fully booked. Spaces are limited and… Read more »

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Aylesbury College visiting the grate

Emissions Data for February 2017

The monthly emissions data from Greatmoor is made publically available every month. The emissions data for February is now available. Please visit the emissions page to view.

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Greatmoor Receives Its 1000th Visitor

13 ladies and gentlemen from Great Horwood and Singleborough WI visited Greatmoor on the morning of 21st February 2017, taking the number of visitors to Greatmoor past 1000. The group were presented with a certificate and a Greatmoor Legoman in the Visitors Centre before embarking on their tour of the facility. Since opening to visitors in July 2016,… Read more »

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Great Horwood and Singleborough WI with their 1,000th Visitor certificate

The Greatmoor Team Pulls Together For Children’s Charity

FCC Environment, one of the UK’s leading waste and resource management companies, is delighted to confirm that staff at its Buckinghamshire Energy from Waste plant, Greatmoor, have pulled together to generate a grand total of £211 to support the work of the  Thomas Ball Children’s Cancer Fund. When one of the team lost a family… Read more »

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Collection cheque being presented to Thomas Ball's Children's Charity

Primary Schools Visit Greatmoor

During the last 3 weeks, Greatmoor has welcomed its first visits from Primary School classes. Classes from Akeley Wood Primary and Halton Combined School visited, and saw the facility in operation. Highpoints for all pupils were the grab crane (or Toy Story inspired Claw!) picking up waste from the bunker (the weight of a fully… Read more »

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School Letter after visit to Greatmoor

Emissions Data For January 2017

The monthly emissions data from Greatmoor is made publically available every month. The emissions data for January is now available. Please visit the emissions page to view.

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The stack

Schools urged to ‘go green’ to save energy

Schools across Buckinghamshire are being invited to make a New Year resolution to save energy, cut carbon emissions, and save money. In the latest round of RE:fit, a three-year County Council programme started in 2015 to reduce energy consumption and cut carbon emissions by 10%, schools are being offered a package of new lighting, along… Read more »

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Cllr Warren Whyte with solar panels on County Hall roof

Greatmoor Opens Its Doors To The Public

Since it opened at the end of June last year, Greatmoor has welcomed over 700 visitors. These have included tour parties from local organisations such as Parish Councils, WIs, U3As, Lions Clubs, cubs and scouts and schools. You don’t need to be a member of a group to visit though. Greatmoor will be holding its first public guided… Read more »

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Aylesbury College visiting the grate

Emissions Data for December

The monthly emissions data from Greatmoor is made publically available every month. The emissions data for December is now available. Please visit the emissions page to view.  

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The stack