Salford Road Solar Farm

Visit our Solar Farm and see how sunlight is converted into electricity to help power our facilities and help towards our carbon reduction targets

A visit includes:

A 1 hour tour of the Solar Farm

  • See how sunlight is being used to generate electricity
  • Find out how the site fits in with the waste contract in Greater Manchester
  • Find out what happens in the adjacent composting facility and Recycling Centre

Visits are suitable for:

  • Further Education groups studying environmental and STEM subjects (Years 12 and 13)
  • Higher Education students
  • Adult community groups
  • Consideration will also be made for groups to visit from subject specific Key Stage 4 (High School) groups as appropriate

Not in education or part of a community group?

You can still visit us on one of our public Open Days! Visit our events page to see the next available dates.

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Important information about building and DIY waste

Any waste produced by tradespeople or builders you hired to carry out improvements, repair or alterations to your home is classed as business waste and can’t be disposed of at any of our Recycling Centres. Always ask a tradesperson to include waste disposal in their quote. If you are recycling or disposing of business waste, visit the business waste page.

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