Rubbish enters the plant


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The collected domestic waste is taken from the collection vehicles, and placed by grabbing cranes onto huge conveyor belts, where it is carried up four storeys to the main incinerators. The plant has two identical systems, so service can continue if one is down for maintenance.

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Photography date: October 2005
Tags: wwp, recycling, energy, green, industrial, sheffield

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