Nutrient recycling

Nutrient recycling (1)

The focus of Nutrient recycling community lies on nutrient recovery from waste streams in the agro-food value chain and its use as sustainable fertilizers. Closing the loop of the nutrient cycle is part of the concept of circular economy. At the moment, nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus, essential to life, are lost along the entire food chain.

The transition to a more circular economy by means of resource recovery is high on the societal agenda. Society is looking towards science to provide the necessary solutions that can ensure this transition.Therefore, the introduction of nutrient recycling can change this and boost the bio-economy efforts in the EU.

The group is beginning to take shape and we would like to share with you the next steps we are planning to take to build this community.

We aim to:

  • Stress the importance of nutrient recovery in everyday life for the community and for the creation of social wealth.
  • Create a context through which researchers can collectively profit from the opportunities created by the network. For that, dedicated news and events such as summer schools and specific sessions at international conferences are organised
  • Strengthen the relationship with industry and help to provide solutions for everyday problems

News

Updates from the Run4Life project
26 04 2022
With the final workshop at the end of November 2021 and the final review meeting in February 2022 th...
F-CUBED members gathered together for the consortium meeting
26 04 2022
F-CUBED consortium members gathered together on the 11th and 12th of April 2022 for the project´s s...
An open innovation test-bed for the development of bio-based nanomaterials
26 04 2022
A more sustainable future requires efficient measures to protect climate, to reduce greenhouse gas e...

Events

ESPC4 & PERM5, 20-22 June 2022

The European Sustainable Phosphorus Conferences are unique events bringing together companies, st...

Biorefine Conference ‘The role of biorefineries in European agriculture’ (30 & 31 May 2022)

We are pleased to announce that the first edition of the Biorefine Conference 'The role o...

Using agri-food liquid streams for algal cultivation

AD plant managers/owners, potato processing industries, and other stakeholders working on the agr...

Publications

ReNu2Farm D2.1 Implementing Nutrient Recovery from Biomass Gasification Facility
ReNu2Farm D4.2 Desired Properties of Recycling-Derived Fertilisers from an End-User Perspective
ReNu2Farm – D3.3 Report on active/viable biological actors

Relevant projects

LemnaPro

With the growing population and prosperity, the worldwide demand...

Bionanopolys – An Open Innovation Test Bed for the development of safe nano-enabled bio-based materials

Climate protection, reduction of greenhouse gas em...

F-Cubed – Future Feedstock Flexible Carbon Upgrading to Bio-Energy Dispatchable Carriers

The F-Cubed project aims to develop an advanced process for the hydrothermal treatment of biogeni...

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