Returkraft is a Waste-to-Energy plant in Kristiansand, Norway. The plant has been in operation since 2010 and was designed with a view to facilitate visitors of all ages. Two full-time educators take care of 3000 visitors each year.
In addition to a tour of the plant, visitors are also offered a teaching program. The programs are tailored to specific age groups and linked to school curricula. Two dedicated rooms are designed for teaching purposes and provide an intuitive and innovate alternative to a standard classroom.
The teaching programs focus on topics like:
Throughout, we emphasize that incineration should be the last resort to get rid of our waste, by highlighting the importance of reuse and recycling as means to preserving the earth’s resources.
More about Returkraft (in Norwegian)
Other nominees for CEWEP Integration Award:
Amager Bakke, Denmark – Modern Solution for Urbanisation Challenges
INDAVER, Belgium, W2E-powered steam network ‘ECLUSE’
The Award winners will be decided by popular vote during 9th CEWEP Congress in Bilbao on 20th September 2018.