Tag Archive for 'sewage sludge'

Recovering valuable phosphorus from wastewater for use as fertiliser

August 19th, 2012 by Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB

Sewage sludge, wastewater and liquid manure are valuable sources of fertiliser for food production. Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a benign process that enables the recovered salts to be converted directly into organic food for crop plants. Phosphorus is a vital element not only for plants but also for all living organisms. In recent times […]

Drayson Racing and Aston University to research second generation biofuels

February 18th, 2011 by Aston University

Drayson Racing and Aston University (UK) have partnered to develop and demonstrate low carbon automotive technologies. The partnership will investigate ‘second generation’ biofuels to create high performance cars with reduced CO2 emissions. Renewable energy has always been a key concern for Lord Drayson, the former UK Minister for Science, who formed Drayson Racing to act […]