Two locations in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania area have been generous to open their doors to NAWTEC participants for tours and discussions.
NAWTEC tours are available on Monday, May 14 and Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
Monday, May 14, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (check-in at 7:30 a.m.)
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (check-in at 12:30 p.m.)
Tour the 1,200 ton-per-day (TPD) Lancaster Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Facility in Conoy Township. Owned by the Lancaster Solid Waste Management Association (LCSWMA) and operated by Covanta, this 36MW facility processes around 400,000 tons of waste annually. Also on this tour, learn about LCSWMA’s collaboration with Perdue Agribusiness. LCSWMA provides 15–20% of the steam from the Lancaster WTE Facility to Perdue’s adjacent soybean processing facility. This unique partnership assists Perdue with reducing its environmental footprint and lowering emissions, thus making it the most highly efficient, technologically advanced, and environmentally sound soybean processing plants in the country. There is no cost to attend the tour, but advance registration is required.
It’s everything you expect and more! Explore the unique characteristics of Lancaster County. Learn about Lancaster City’s history, vibrant arts community, historic architecture, and great cultural attractions. Then travel through beautiful farmlands and learn about the area’s agricultural heritage and Amish culture. Enjoy a stop at an Amish roadside stand, offering Amish made crafts including quilts, baked goods, and canned items. Finally, you’ll travel to Lititz, 2013 Coolest Small Town in America. This cultural melting pot of historic charm and sophisticated flair is known for its picturesque, tree-lined streets, unique shops, cafés, architecture, and friendly atmosphere. There is no cost to attend the tour, but advance registration is required.
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at Penn Square
25 South Queen St.
Lancaster PA 17603
Guests must make reservations by April 21, 2018.