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MRF Education Centre

The MRF Education Centre is a joint project between Fraser Coast Waste and Cleanaway.

It features interactive displays and demonstrations including recycling activities and smart shopping.

Located at 48-50 Industrial Avenue, Dundowran, it overlooks the working Material Recovery Facility which shows the process of sorting recyclable material.

Nikenbah Transfer Station

Located at Aalborg Road Nikenbah, the Transfer Station is a processing site for the temporary disposal of waste. This is where local waste collection vehicles deposit their waste prior to loading it into larger vehicles. 

Bus tours of the Transfer Station are available which cover: 

  • What is a transfer station?
  • Where does my recycling go?
  • What about hazardous materials?
  • What happens to the green waste?
  • Timber, steel and concrete recycling 

Maryborough Landfill Site

The Maryborough Landfill Site is located on Saltwater Creek Road. It is the place where waste is disposed of by burying it. 

Bus or walking tours of the site are available to find out:

  • What is a landfill site?
  • How is a landfill cell created?
  • Where does my recycling go?
  • What about hazardous materials?
  • What happens to the green waste?
  • Timber, steel and concrete recycling

Wetside Water Park

Wetside Water Park is located on the Esplanade foreshore in Pialba, Hervey Bay. The park features water play, a tip bucket, and other water 'infotainment'. 

Education visits are available which cover:

  • What does Wide Bay Water do?
  • How does the water park save water?
  • How can we all conserve water?
  • Activity sheet based on  water conservation. 

Waste Water Treatment Plant

Take a bus tour around one of Wide Bay Water’s waste water treatment plants to learn:

  • Where do my waste water and sewerage go?
  • How does it get treated?
  • What happens to the treated water?
  • What happens to the “left overs”?

School visits 

School visits and customised education sessions are also available on request. 

For more information

For further information or to book, phone Education Officer Carol McKeough on 1300 79 49 29 or email carol.mckeough@frasercoast.qld.gov.au 

 

Last updated 08/11/2016