This video was produced by three Harper Adams students as part of a competition about sustainability. Take a look!
‘Hello, we are 3 BSc Countryside Management students studying at Harper Adams University entering the student competition with our sustainable idea ‘Saving the world’s resources through pee recycling’.
Basically, our idea is to recycle the 3 main fertiliser nutrients ammonia, phosphate and nitrates from urine. These nutrients are finite resources and it has been estimated that phosphate has only 100 years supply left. With the addition of a simple crystalisation process to waste water treatment works it is possible ro recycle the nutrients and reuse them in fertilisers and decrease the amount of mining causing depletion of natural sources. We believe this idea is sustainable and has a number of economical and environmental benefits.
Thank you for watching, Anne Walker, Oli Davenport and Dale Webb.’