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THE PHOSPHATE CYCLE IS NOT CLOSED

Supplies will run The Netherlands is leading the way in research on reusing phosphate. The main motives for this are to spare the environment and to comply with legislation on manure. But within a few decades, phosphate recycling could be a matter of urgent necessity. ‘Europe has hardly any phosphate mines.’ TEXT ARNO VAN ’T HOOG PHOTO ALAMY INFOGRAPHIC STEFFIE PADMOS

Wageningen World 2017 04 (in English)  
Wageningen World 2017 04 (in English)