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Dutch Waterboard Opens Europe's First Nutrient Recovery Facility to Recover Nutrients From Wastewater to Produce a High-Value Fe


Today, the Dutch Waterboard Vallei & Veluwe (The Waterboard) officially opened Europe's first commercial nutrient recovery facility, in partnership with Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies and Eliquo Water & Energy. Proactively addressing national and European goals to promote a circular economy, the new facility is part the Waterboards' transformation of their Amersfoort Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) into an Energy and Nutrient Recovery Factory, supported by the EU LIFE+ subsidy program.

The Waterboard's Chairman Tanja Klip-Martin; Environmental Advocate and Attorney, and Ostara Board Member, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.; and, Director of Plastic Whale, Marius Smit, were joined by CEO of Eliquo, Dr. Reinhard Hubner; and, Co-Founder and CEO of Ostara, Phillip Abrary, to officially open the energy and nutrient recovery facility following a ceremony with speeches by Klip-Martin, Smit and Kennedy.

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June 21, 2016 @ 12:23 PM EDT

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