Energy and Nutrient Recovery Facility

Some special features of the Energy and Nutrient Recovery Facility:

Recovered phosphorus from animal manure

  • The research equipment in this facility is under development with UBC’s Department of Civil Engineering
  • It currently emphasizes development of technology to recover phosphorus from animal manures in the form of struvite which can be used as a slow release fertilizer (see photo)
  • Struvite from dairy manure was first produced at the Dairy Centre in July 2011