Membership of the Irish Nutrient Sustainability Platform offers an opportunity to be part of a diverse range of stakeholders from across the waste value chain, both nationally and internationally.
The Platform will:
Be stakeholder-led and driven;
Implement Circular and Bioeconomy endeavours on the island of Ireland, and embed the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals;
Drive forward the sustainable use and recovery of nutrients, and other co-recoverable value-added materials from waste streams;
Nurture the development of stakeholder-led research projects;
Horizon scan for current and future policy, technology and research challenges and opportunities;
Offer a forum for dialogue on proposals for policies, regulation and actions to support sustainability adoption across the island of Ireland;
Act as an information exchange hub to facilitate networking, collaboration, technology transfer, knowledge sharing, and dissemination of current best-practice via ‘case-study’ examples, technological innovation and application;
Lobby and co-ordinate information sharing both nationally and internationally via existing networks with cognate platforms globally and
Raise awareness in non-allied organisations and to wider society in relation to the critical importance of nutrient resource efficiency and sustainable development.
This project is funded under the EPA Research Programme 2014-2020. The EPA Research Programme is a Government of Ireland initiative funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. It is administered by the Environmental Protection Agency, which has the statutory function of co-ordinating and promoting environmental research.
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