Recovery of resources from waste(water) is essential in a circulair economy. Inspiring examples and business cases, legislation and technology developments were presented at the Symposium on Resource Recovery, on 9 November 2017 in Wageningen.
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- Keynote: Recovery of CSNP, by Cees Buisman (Wetsus & WUR)
- Nutrient recovery from wastewater - EU regulatory context, by Kimo van Dijk (European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform)
- Power to Protein, by Frank Oesterholt (KWR)
- Sulphur fertilizer from gas desulphurization, by Leo Habets (Paques)
About Resource Recovery
Technology, legislation and the business case
Technologies are available to recover many different resources. However, the recovery process is just a first step. Application of the recovered resource, and making a positive business case are two aspects that are at least as important.
What drives a resource recovery project? Innovation, green image, economical benefits, closing cycles …?
This symposium brought together practical examples of resource recovery projects. The symposium addressed technologies, but also aspects like the business case and legislation related to recovered material. One of the presentations focused on legislation, and showed several examples and their routes to success. What are the major hurdles that have to be taken?
Symposium : Resource Recovery, Just Do It ?
9 November 2017 | 9:30 - 17:00 hrs | Hotel de Nieuwe Wereld, Wageningen
Symposium Programme - 9 November 2017
|10:00||Keynote speech on Resource Recovery, by chairman Cees Buisman (Wetsus & WUR)|
|10:30||'Nutrient recovery from wastewater: opportunities and challenges of EU regulatory context, and what to do now?' by Kimo van Dijk (European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform)|
|11:30||'Anaerobic MBR and water recovery' by Mathilde Baudry (Biothane/Veolia)|
|12:00||'Alginate production from Nereda wwtp' by Paul Roeleveld (RHDHV)|
|13:30||'Power to Protein' by Frank Oesterholt (KWR)|
|14:00||'Production of sulphur fertilizer from gas desulphurization' by Leo Habets (Paques)|
|14;30||'Cellulose recovery from sewage' by Yede van der Kooij (Wetterskip Fryslan)|
|15:00||Final discussion and Closing by chairman Cees Buisman (Wetsus & WUR)|