Symposium : 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. Inspiring examples and solutions were presented during the Symposium 2017, on 9 November in Wageningen.
Technology 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 …?
Legislation and other hurdles to take
This symposium brought together practical examples of resource recovery projects. The symposium adressed 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?