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Membership in the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance

Membership in the
Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance

Membership in the
Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance

Our work is made possible in part through memberships and contributions from key stakeholders. We invite organizations involved in phosphorus sustainability to and join our alliance of members. The membership is open to all organizations that support our mission, including those working in phosphates, biomaterials recycling, water & wastewater treatment, animal agriculture, crop agriculture, and the food & beverage supply chain.


Member Benefits

Members in the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Priority exposure in the Phosphorus Forum, an annual stakeholder meeting centered on phosphorus sustainability (includes one free ticket). Phosphorus Forum presentations are re-broadcast on YouTube for even wider visibility.
  • Visibility as a thought leader in your industry through presentations in our Sustainable Phosphorus Webinar Series and our Phosphorus Science Now! series. Our webinars are re-broadcast on YouTube for even wider visibility.
  • Access to working groups that tackle technical, legislative, institutional and societal hurdles to implementing phosphorus management innovations.
  • International recognition among regulators, investors, and the public as a leader in phosphorus sustainability via logo placement and mentions through online and in-person outlets (e.g. social media, conference talks).
  • Interaction and knowledge sharing with like-minded organizations from across the phosphorus value chain, including through participation on our Board of Directors, if elected. Our staff participates in a number of industry working groups and can help introduce your ideas.
  • Discounts to events hosted by partnering organizations.

We’d like to thank our members for their support

The organizations below are the founding and current members that have supported our mission of being North America’s central forum and advocate for the sustainable use, recovery, and recycling of phosphorus in the food system. Members of the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance generously provide it with financial and other resources to sustain operations. While members of the Alliance do work in areas relevant to phosphorus sustainability and adhere to its code of conduct, membership does not imply the Alliance’s endorsement of their products or services.

Foundational Supporter

OCP is integrated across the entire phosphate value chain, extracting, marketing and selling phosphate and its derivatives, phosphoric acid and fertilizers. OCP is the world’s largest exporter of phosphate rock and phosphoric acid, as well as one of the world’s largest producers of fertilizer.

Current and Founding Members

Biochar Now is a pioneer in the biochar industry with strong engineering, manufacturing, sales and administrative personnel focused on making and selling quality biochar on a very large scale.

Brookside is the only laboratory in the world offering complete agricultural/turf, environmental, accredited (ISO 17025) geotechnical testing and soil health testing services.

FEECO is recognized globally as an expert in providing industry leading process design, engineering and manufacturing to a variety of industries including: fertilizer and agriculture, mining and minerals, power / utility, paper, chemical processing, and more.

GreenTechnologies creates environmentally sound lawn and landscape solutions for personal, commercial and public interests. The company develops products from renewable resources for advancement of nutrient recycling and improving environmental quality.

NACWA is the nation’s recognized leader in legislative, regulatory and legal clean water advocacy – helping ensure a strong, sustainable clean water future.

Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. helps protect precious water resources by changing the way cities around the world manage nutrients in water streams, and by producing a fertilizer that significantly reduces the risk of leaching and runoff further protecting local waterways from nutrient rich water.

Renewable Nutrients is rethinking phosphorus with Quick Wash®, a proprietary system that draws on exclusive technology to extract and recover 95% or more of the phosphorus found in biosolids. Quick Wash is equally effective at treating municipal and industrial waste streams as it is at treating agricultural streams.

The Water Research Foundation (TWRF)*

TWRF is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization which funds, manages, and publishes research on the technology, operation, and management of drinking water, wastewater, reuse, and stormwater collection, treatment and supply systems—all in pursuit of ensuring water quality and improving water services to the public.

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is a global organization transforming the consumer goods industry to deliver more sustainable consumer products.

Strategic Alliances

AgSTAR promotes the use of biogas recovery systems to reduce methane emissions from livestock waste. In addition to producing biogas, anaerobic digestion systems can also help achieve other social, environmental, agricultural and economic benefits.

NEBRA is a non-profit professional association advancing the environmentally sound and publicly supported recycling of biosolids and other organic residuals in New England, New York, and eastern Canada.

The Water Environment Federationlogo

The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment.

* Founding Members