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Waste virtual tours

View the different waste processes through these virtual tours.

Get a special behind-the-scenes look at how recycling, organics and garbage is sorted and processed in Peel. A teacher’s guide and handout are available to support student learning.

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Discover how recycling gets sorted and processed in Peel through this unique virtual tour.

The recycling facility virtual tour supports learning in the subjects of Science and Technology, Chemistry, Geography, and Careers.

We recommend this virtual tour for students in grades 5-12.

Students will learn:

  • The stages of recycling and how recyclables get sorted at the facility.
  • About the equipment that is used to sort recyclable items.
  • How much recycling comes to our facility.
  • About the different career opportunities in waste management.

Consider these supporting materials to enhance the learning experience:

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Discover how organics get sorted and processed in Peel through this unique virtual tour.

The organics virtual tour supports learning in the subjects of Science and Technology, Chemistry, Geography, and Careers.

We recommend this virtual tour for students in grades 3-12.

Students will learn:

  • The stages of organics processing.
  • How much organic material comes to our facility.
  • How long it takes to process organics.
  • What happens to the end product after organics processing.
  • About the different career opportunities in waste management.

Consider these supporting materials to enhance the learning experience:

Start the virtual tour

Discover how garbage gets processed in Peel through this unique virtual tour

The waste transfer station virtual tour supports learning in the subjects of Science and Technology, Chemistry, Geography, and Careers.

We recommend this virtual tour for students in grades 5-12.

Students will learn:

  • How we ensure that Peel’s garbage is properly sorted and disposed of.
  • How much garbage comes to our facility.
  • Where does garbage go after sorting.
  • About the different career opportunities in waste management.

Consider these supporting materials to enhance the learning experience:

Start the virtual tour