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Resource Recovery, Just Do It?

Resource recovery is the future. In a circular economy it is essential to recover as much resources from waste(water) as possible. Symposium with inspiring examples of resource recovery projects, on 9 November in Wageningen.

Technology and the business case

reclycling cellulose korrelsTechnologies 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 …?

Legislation and other hurdles to take

This symposium we bring together practical examples of resource recovery projects. Not only the technology will be addressed, but also aspects such as the reason for initiating the project, the business case, and how to address legislation related to recovered material. A presentation specially on legislation will show several examples and their routes to success. What are the major hurdles that have to be taken? And how to do this before you have actual recovered product?

Programme with inspiring examples

By bringing together experts on the different disciplines that are needed to make a recovery project into a success, we offer an inspiring day that will help you to answer the question: Resource recovery, just do it?

09:30    Registration
10:00   Welcome
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)
11:00   Tea/Coffee break
11:30   'Anaerobic MBR and water recovery' by Mathilde Baudry (Biothane/Veolia)
12:00   'Alginate production from Nereda wwtp' by Paul Roeleveld (RHDHV)
12:30   Lunch
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)
16:00   Drinks

Symposium : Resource Recovery, Just Do It ?

  • Date: 9 November 2017
  • Time: 9:30 - 17:00
  • Venue: Hotel de Nieuwe Wereld, Marijkeweg 5 in Wageningen
  • Participation fee: €295, KNW members: €195, Students:€25
  • Registration: go to the Registration form

Organisation: KNW Themagroep Anaerobie (TCA) and KNW Themagroep Afvalwaterbehandeling en Valorisatie


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