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Unused raw materials in wastewater

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Issue

Unused useful matter sewage treatment plant

Sewagewater contains many nutrients that are not or not optimally used.

There are many raw materials in wastewater that are not used. At this moment, aromatics are extracted from petroleum, which leads to a considerable emission of CO2.

Solution

Waste2Aromatics

With 'Waste2Aromatics' aromatics are won from sievery, natural waste, diapers and fertilizer, which makes waste valuable for the chemical industry. Aromatics are one of the most important raw materials for the chemical industry and are used for e.g. the production of plastic.

Pros

  • Less dependable on petroleum
  • Less CO2 emissions

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water chain
  2. Development state 4: Component and/or breadboard validation in laboratory environment
  3. Water type Waste water

Submitted innovation Award

Water Innovation Award
2016