Greater Lawrence Wastewater Facility Tour
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
Greater Lawrence Waste water treatment plant 240 Charles Street, North Andover, MA 01845
Transportation: Carpool, leave MIT around 9am
Did you know that our food waste ends up at a wastewater treatment plant?
Come join us and learn how our food waste turns into energy and fertilizer in North Andover, MA!
Formerly known as Greater Lawrence Sanitary District, the facility has the capacity to take in 152 wet tons per day and ultimately processes sludge into cleaner water, fertilizer and energy. For the last few years, the facility has been processing the bioslurry (liquefied food waste) from Waste Management Core facility, the first destination of food waste from MIT, city of Cambridge and beyond.
For more information about the facility: http://www.glsd.org/about-us/