The Vickers Seerdrum plant turns rubbish into a pulverised peat like substance. Wheatley.
Item title reads - Rubbish made useful.
New refuse disposal unit demonstrated. Wheatley, near Oxford, Oxfordshire.
Various shots as rubbish is dumped into big pit. C/U bulldozer pushing waste into pit. Various shots of the new Vickers Seerdrum plant at Wheatley. C/U of rubbish being tipped from dust cart. Various shots as mechanical shovel comes and lifts load of rubbish and tips it into chute. C/U rubbish going down into revolving drum. C/U of the drum revolving. M/S as the rubbish in the drum is separated and pulped. The heavier items comes to front and fall onto conveyor. C/U pan as tins drop off conveyor into lorry. C/U rubbish being tipped around in drum. C/U pan with the pulverised refuse, which has been mixed with water, as it comes up conveyor. Various shots as man spreads pulverised refuse on ground. M/S of the pulverised refuse laid out.