Bolton Incinerator

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Bolton Incinerator
Bolton Incinerator is located in Greater Manchester
Bolton Incinerator
Location of Bolton Incinerator in Greater Manchester
Country England
Location Greater Manchester, North West England
Coordinates 53°33′58″N 2°24′33″W / 53.5661°N 2.4091°W / 53.5661; -2.4091Coordinates: 53°33′58″N 2°24′33″W / 53.5661°N 2.4091°W / 53.5661; -2.4091
Commission date 1971
Operator(s) Greater Manchester Waste
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Waste
grid reference SD730078

The Bolton Incinerator was constructed in 1971 and is a major landmark on Bolton's skyline.[1] The incinerator burns up to 20 tonnes of household waste per hour (85,000 t/yr)[2] and can generate up to 11 MW of electricity. The plant is operated by Viridor. The Bolton Incinerator is the only household waste incinerator in Greater Manchester.

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  1. ^ Bolton EfW plant Archived September 11, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.,, Accessed 27.11.06
  2. ^ Waste Atlas Facility: Bolton Thermal Recovery Facility