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Harvesting gold and platinum from Brussels sewers

  • September 20, 2019

Innoviris, the Brussels Agency for Research and Innovation supports this new project called SUBLIMUS through its Bridge Strategic Platform: Green Chemistry action. SUBLIMUS  develops an integrated low-cost and green process to harvest the substantial quantities of gold, platinum, silver present in urban wastewater treatment plant sludge residues. It proposes a novel sustainable, circular approach for producing rare and valuable purified metals from a waste stock, which is currently not valorised in the Brussels Region.

Metro the Brussels bilingual French-Dutch journal recently presented SUBLIMUS