Federal Council of Germany announced obligation of phosphorus recycling from sewage sludge

There is a new sewage sludge regulation in Germany. With the decision of the Federal Council the amendment passed the whole legislative procedure. Germany has not made it easy with the new sewage sludge regulation. The legislative procedure lasted more than 10 years.

In particular, the new obligation for wastewater treatment plants to recycle some of the phosphorus contained in the sewage sludge has always been the subject of heated debates. We as PYREG GmbH have used the time to further develop our carbonization process so that sewage sludge can be recycled into phosphorus fertilizer with high plant availability. In the meantime, we are market leaders. So let’s start.

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