Scouring process yields the fertiliser that grew on sheep

Wool mills are set to benefit from a new processing technology that turns wool scouring waste into valuable by-products. The Sirolan SWIMS (Scour Waste Integrated Management System) removes the dirt, suint and wool wax from wool during scouring or cleaning. These contaminants can then be recovered from wastewater and converted to valuable resources, including fertiliser and potting mix.

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