The 3R industrial pyrolysis process provides safe output products, targeting carbon negative biochar, recovered phosphorus fertiliser and bio-energy applications.

  • 3R AGROCARBON - ABC Animal Bone bioChar:  safe horticultural biochar product for natural recovered organic Phosphorus supply (>30% total Phosphate as P2O5), plant growth promotion and bio-control against soil borne plant pathogens in low input- and organic farming cultivations.  The feed selection is all depending on the availability, logistics and production objectives. However, when natural Phosphorous is the prime economical valorization aim, food grade animal bone or animal manure must be used as input feed. To validate Agrocarbon and biochar effects, several open field and green house cultivation tests have been performed in DE,NL,IT,IL,HU,SI, DK under different temperate climatic and soil conditions. The 3R pyrolyis process and the biochar products are EU Authority permitted both for industrialized carbon processing and agrocarbon-biochar soil applications in open ecological soil environments. ABC Anima Bone bioChar product horticultural application permit number: 02.4/102-2/2015 (original biochar permit 02.5/67/7/2009 issued in 2009 after four years efficiency and safety tests and CLP upgraded in 2015 by National Food Chain Safety Office, Directorate for Plant Protection, Soil Conservation and Agri Environment). Read more about Animal Bone bioChar Product Specification
  • 3R N-FERTILIZER - recycled liquid Nitrogen fertiliser, with no fossil fuel input.
 - The 3R recycled Nitrogen process extracts Nitrogen from the food chain and re-use it again. The recycling of reactive N back to agriculture is reducing the requirement for new reactive N  hereby minimizing the carbon-based greenhouse gas emissions associated with the manufacture of high energy intensive nitrogenous fertilizers from fossil fuels.
  • 3R BIOFUEL:  transport quality bio-oil and green energy products, made by catalytic conversion of the crude pyrolysis oils.

Enhanced economy and competitiveness:

  • Wide feed and technology flexibility, resulting in a board range of end-products.
  • Co-production of refined carbons, biochar products, bio-fuels (transport quality bio-oil) and natural fertilizers (recovered organic Phosphorous and recycled Nitrogen).
  • Integrated carbon refinery.
  • Advantageous combinations with biogas and composting programmes.
  • Low investment and O&M costs with high added value production performance.


... why we need to transform phosphorus use:

  1. Phosphorus is strategic key element of the food crop and animal production in agriculture. NO P = NO LIFE.
  2. The EU is >95% is importing the mineral phosphate, most MS 100%.
  3. The phosphate is recognized by the European Commission as critical raw material in 2014.
  4. Mineral phosphate containing Cadmium, Uranium and other toxic elements.
  5. Growing food demand, growing phosphorus demand.
  6. Finite phosphate: the low Cadmium and Uranium content mineral fertilizer resources already used up and in the future only contaminated resources are available.
  7. Geopolitical risks: imported Phosphate is an critically important issue for the national security already now. All farmers need phosphorus, yet just 5 countries control 88% of the worlds remaining phosphate rock reserves.
  8. An inefficient food system: large amount of P to waste streams, no recovery.
  9. Cheap fertilizer: a thing of the past for farmers.
  10. In the near future very drastic P price increase to come (In 2008 it was >700%).

Contact information

Terra Humana Ltd.

(Edward Someus)




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