News and events

April 2018 progress report

Published: 01 Apr 2018

Within the anaerobic digestion area, the main focus of the past few months has been on testing various parts of the equipment and processes. This has included the combined heat and power (CHP) engine, which has been run on imported biogas in a successful test. The CHP engine will be used to convert the biogas produced in the anaerobic digestion (AD) process into heat and electricity to be used on site, with excess electricity going into the National Grid.

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Reuse at Ivydene Cottage

Published: 01 Jan 2018

Ivydene Cottage is next to the Eco Park and was purchased by Surrey County Council as part of the original planning process for the development. Since then, the building has been empty, but we are now proposing to bring it back to life by turning it into a re-use hub as part of our growing network of re-use shops.

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Remember to recycle plastic bottles from your bathroom

Published: 01 Jan 2018

It may be the smallest room in the house but that doesn't mean the bathroom can't make a big difference when it comes to recycling. In particular, plastic bottles are often recycled from the kitchen but get forgotten when it comes to the bathroom.

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January 2018 progress report

Published: 01 Jan 2018

The view as you enter the site now gives a good indication of how the Eco Park will look when construction has finished.

The first structure you see is the administration building, which is now completely glazed and cladded. Inside the building, work continues on finishing the offices and rooms including partition walls, doors, lifts, staircases and handrails, electricals and air-conditioning. Once complete, this area will be used as offices for the employees on site.

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Multimedia resources

Published: 01 Jan 2017

A collection of videos, imagery, exhibition boards and print-outs.

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