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ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 1
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Recycling nutrients from biowastes...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 2
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Phosphorus:
essential,
non substit...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 3
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Phosphate rock is on EU Critical R...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 4
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Environmental impacts
- Eutrophica...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 5
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Phosphorus recycling
A long history
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 6
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
New solutions for today’s world
- ...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 7
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Phosphorus recycling potential in ...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 8
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Phosphorus recycling synergies
• I...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 9
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Nutrient recycling products
• Refi...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 10
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Nutrient recycling products
Key =...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 11
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Phosphorus recycling success stor...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 12
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Success story – 50 M€ Investment:...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 13
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Success story:
Waternet Amsterdam...
14European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform
Success story:
NuReSys
• SME, Belgium
• 8 installations recovering
Phosphorus a...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 15
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Success story:
Timac: struvite as...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 16
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Success story: COOPERL
Brittany p...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 17
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Success story:
Fertikal,Antwerp
•...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 18
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Success story:
KOTO AlgaeBioGas,L...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 19
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
Success story:
SARIA UK – Kalfos
...
20European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform
Success story:
Ecophos P-recycling from sewage sludge ash
• Pilot plant operati...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 21
www.phosphorusplatform.eu
ESPP: a coalition for action
• Br...
ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 22
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Recycling nutrients from biowaste...
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Recycling nutrients from biowastes - ISWA / EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes 14-11-2016

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European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP)
www.phosphorusplatform.eu

Sustainable management of nutrients is crucial for agriculture, food, industry, water and the environment. ESPP brings together companies and stakeholders to address the Phosphorus Challenge and its opportunities for the circular economy.

Countries:
Austria AT
Belgium BE
Bulgaria BG
Cyprus CY
Czech Republic CZ
Germany DE
Denmark DK
Estonia EE
Spain ES
Finland FI
France FR
Greece EL
Hungary HU
Ireland IE
Italy IT
Lithuania LT
Luxembourg LU
Latvia LV
Malta MT
Netherlands NL
Poland PL
Portugal PT
Romania RO
Sweden SE
Slovenia SI
Slovakia SK
United Kingdom UK
Switzerland CH

Phosphorus:
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Fòsfòr
Фосфор
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Фосфор
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Фосфор
Фосфор
Fosforas
Fosfors
Fuosfuors
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Ffуsfforws
Fosfar
Fosfaras
Fosfaar
Fosforus
Φωσφορος
Ֆոսֆոր
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Fosfor
Фосфор
Фосфор
ফসফরাস
فسفر
ફૉસ્ફરસનો
फास्फोरस
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Posfori
Fósforo
Phusphuru
Fosforimi
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Fosforon
Pesticium

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Recycling nutrients from biowastes - ISWA / EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes 14-11-2016

  1. 1. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 1 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Recycling nutrients from biowastes Chris Thornton - European Sustainable Phosphorous Platform • info@phosphorusplatform.eu • www.phosphorusplatform.eu @phosphorusfacts
  2. 2. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 2 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Phosphorus: essential, non substitutable, non renewable Use of phosphate rock www.aguiaresources.com.au
  3. 3. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 3 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Phosphate rock is on EU Critical Raw Materials list - Linked to world food security and price instability - Europe > 90% dependent on imports - Geo-political concentration of reserves Without phosphate fertilisers we could feed around 1/5 of the world population Adapted from Dawson et al., Food Policy 2011: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03069192
  4. 4. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 4 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Environmental impacts - Eutrophication -Ammonia emissions - Planetary boundaries Phosphorus is the first cause of EU Water Framework Directive quality failure (other than morphology) http://www.stockholmresilience.org
  5. 5. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 5 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Phosphorus recycling A long history
  6. 6. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 6 www.phosphorusplatform.eu New solutions for today’s world - only 40% of EU sewage now goes to crops - increasing concentration of livestock manures - new potential nutrient recovery feedstocks: food wastes,bio-energy,food processing …
  7. 7. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 7 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Phosphorus recycling potential in EU-27 [kton P/year] Total Recycled Potential Sewage sludge 297 115 182 Biodegradable solid waste 130 38 92 Meat & bone meal 128 6 122 Total 427-555 153-160 274-396 Manure recycling = 1 736 Mineral fertiliser use = 1 448 Van Dijk & Oenema “Overview of phosphorus flows in wastes in Europe”, 2013, Fertilisers Europe seminar, 6 Feb. 2013. Updated Van Dijk et al. in preparation 9/2014
  8. 8. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 8 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Phosphorus recycling synergies • Improving sewage treatment (nutrient removal) • Reducing ammonia emissions • Anaerobic digestion & biogas • Avoiding landfill http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/earthrise/2014/12/re cycling-phosphorus-2014121693225616272.html
  9. 9. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 9 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Nutrient recycling products • Refined fertiliser products • Organic fertilisers: - composts,digestates - dried pelleted bio-wastes • Mineral concentrates • Industrial chemicals: - phosphoric acid - P4 (white phosphorus)
  10. 10. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 10 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Nutrient recycling products Key = product must correspond to user requirements needs and requirements (quality, equipment,logistics …)
  11. 11. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 11 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Phosphorus recycling success stories www.magic-dirt.com
  12. 12. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 12 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Success story – 50 M€ Investment: Kanton Zürich • 72 wwtps now deliver 100 000 t/y dewatered sludge to central mono-incinerator - 94% vote “Yes” in local referendum - commissioned 2015 - delivers 15 000 t/y ash for P-recycling - 40% operating cost savings by energy efficient dryer • 3,3 M CHF pilot P-recovery installation under construction - acid P leaching P, solvent extraction  phosphoric acid See SCOPE Newsletter 119 and http://www.awel.zh.ch
  13. 13. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 13 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Success story: Waternet Amsterdam West sewage works • AirPrex struvite precipitation • Upstream of sludge digesters • Operational savings: 150 000 € / year • Improved sludge dewatering: 250 000 € / year • Increased methane production • Achievement of 1 mgP/l discharge
  14. 14. 14European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform Success story: NuReSys • SME, Belgium • 8 installations recovering Phosphorus as struvite • Potato processing, dairy, pharmaceuticals, municipal waste water
  15. 15. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 15 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Success story: Timac: struvite as maize starter fertiliser • NuReSys recovered struvite from potato processing • Non-burning, enabling “ultra location” next to roots • Micro-granulation • Ammonium addition for nutrient balance NuReSys - Scope Newsletter n°121 http://www.phosphorusplatform.eu/images/scope/ ScopeNewsletter121.pdf
  16. 16. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 16 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Success story: COOPERL Brittany pig farmers’ cooperatives • 400 000 t/y manure processed to organic fertiliser products - 150 000 t composted poultry litter - 150 000 t dried poultry manure - 100 000 t pig manure (1 100 farms) • Adapted to specific crops and exported to other regions of France • Positive farmer acceptance • TRAC Emeraude stabling system - liquid solid separation in stable - reduced ammonia emissions Supported by EU Investment Plan http://www.cooperl.com/en/environmental-solutions
  17. 17. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 17 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Success story: Fertikal,Antwerp • 180 000 t/y (wet weight) manure processed to organic fertilisers: • solid/liquid separation dried, pelletised • For agriculture, horticulture • Distributed to 25 countries worldwide www.fertikal.be
  18. 18. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 18 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Success story: KOTO AlgaeBioGas,Llubljana • 13 000 t/y household and industry food waste converted to biogas • 30 m2 pilot algae pond fed with digestate • Algae used for energy production, fertilisers or bioplastics
  19. 19. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 19 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Success story: SARIA UK – Kalfos • Bioenergy and P-fertiliser (ash) from combustion of animal by-products (MBM) • Authorised for arable and grazing land • 12 000 tonnes/year http://www.saria.co.uk/
  20. 20. 20European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform Success story: Ecophos P-recycling from sewage sludge ash • Pilot plant operational Varna, Bulgaria • Produce DCP (Di Calcium Phosphate) for fertilisers, animal feed • Full-scale plant under construction Dunkerque, France capacity: 200 000 t/y DCP from low grade P-rock and ash • Contract to treat 60 000 t/y ash from Netherlands (SNB – HVC Groep) = 4 000 t/y P See SCOPE Newsletter 111 and www.ecophos.com
  21. 21. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 21 www.phosphorusplatform.eu ESPP: a coalition for action • Bring together industry, R&D, authorities, stakeholders water & waste industries,mineral and organic fertilisers, chemicals, P-recycling technology suppliers,national & regional governments,knowledge institutes … • Build awareness and share a vision for sustainable phosphorus in Europe • Dialogue & network expertise and experience • Assess and propose policy & regulatory developments • Disseminate innovation, business cases, value chains
  22. 22. ISWA – EESC Circular Economy and Biowastes, 14th Nov.2016 - 22 www.phosphorusplatform.eu Recycling nutrients from biowastes Chris Thornton - European Sustainable Phosphorous Platform • info@phosphorusplatform.eu • www.phosphorusplatform.eu @phosphorusfacts

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