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Closing the Big Loop: Energy and Nutrient Recovery from Waste

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April 25, 2015 9:55 AM

Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA

In a Circular Economy, outputs become inputs. Technological advancements and changes in the perception of waste, however, can help connect waste streams to new processes. Manure can power farms or be transformed into a commodity fuel that flows through pipelines. Human urine, if diverted from traditional wastewater systems, can function as a fertilizer. This panel covers the technologies and infrastructural changes necessary to turn these wastes into resources.

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