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Recycling attraction planned for Wrexham

by Luke Tuchscherer | 11 Jul 2009

A new recycling-themed visitor attraction is to open in Wrexham later this year.

Commissioned by Waste Recycling Group (WRG) and designed by Mather & Co, the facility – which will be attached to the Bryn Lane recycling plant – will be a bilingual (English and Welsh) interactive centre for schools and colleges, as well as other interested parties.

The site will feature interactive displays, role-play games, a CGI film showing a can’s journey from the shelf to the recycling process, an onsite weather station and a wind turbine.

Angela Oakes, project designer at Mather & Co, said: “In order to communicate the serious tone of the centre, it was very important to incorporate play and interactive activities into the facility to really engage visitors.

“We hope the centre will become a benchmark for recycling education for the future.”

A new recycling-themed visitor attraction is to open in Wrexham later this year. Commissioned by Waste Recycling Group (WRG) and designed by Mather & Co, the facility – which will be attached to the Bryn Lane recycling plant – will be a bilingual (English and Welsh) interactive centre for schools and colleges, as well as other interested parties. The site will feature interactive displays, role-play games, a CGI film showing
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