The knowledge and experience Centre of the AWR in Borgstedt environmental, conservation, ecosystems, renewable energy, bio-waste recycling are terms that are today almost always present. What do they mean for each and everyday life. What can individuals do to maintain the nature and to preserve for future generations? The answer to these questions would give in their knowledge and experience Centre AW Alder in Borgstedt Rendsburg-Eckernforde (AWR) waste management. Directly to a business location, nature and environmental protection can be experienced with all the senses and through their own actions. Knowing that conveys so excitingly, stuck.
Environmental education means touch here, join, experience, understand and be amazed. The spectrum of topics is broad and includes for example the use of recycled paper, energy recovery from bio-waste, compost production, and importance of waste prevention and recycling. Cycles are firsthand experience in nature and in the waste management sector. This is the knowledge about the interrelationships of Nature, recycling, renewable energy and climate protection is not mediated through boring lectures but through clear learning materials, with which the visitors can be active. The combination of technology and ecology promotes understanding of our natural resources and the deliberate handling.
In the knowledge and experience Centre, an organic waste treatment plant and the paper sorting for paper recycling can be visited. In teaching, Garden associated with the plant, knowledge is conveyed visitors as old material can be used further as an important resource and incorporated into the natural cycle. The system is divided into different areas that illustrate the way of the material from disposal in the preparation for recycling and return to nature. The nature experience area of AW Alder occupies 4 hectares of the factory premises. Demonstration habitats that are maintained with minimal intervention by humans evolve on different surfaces. An integrated Information system provides additional knowledge to the visitors. So are plant species are shown in its ecological context, solar systems and the organic waste as a resource and climate-friendly energy suppliers unveiled and attention is drawn to the importance of the use of recycled paper for the environment. Outdoor learning stations, like a kink (wall hedge), a bees, a grassland area or a succession, visitors can know more these ecosystems and their importance and reverse are learning. The offer is aimed at all ages, whether they are elementary school students, junior high school students, high school students or adults. Each age group has of course other interests and expectations on which of the AW Alder a tailor-made each program is entered through. The knowledge and experience Centre is open all year round and can be visited by prior arrangement by schools and other interested groups.