Recovering materials from the effluents of wastewater treatment plants and converting them into valuable bioplastics for industrial uses is now a reality. The first biopolymers have now been produced by the Aquiris prototype. The various pilot components were fully incorporated into the existing facilities without any modification of operating processes. Leveraging this initial success, Aquiris is now working to fine-tune the process and optimize the biopolymer characteristics to ensure that they match the requirements of potential industrial customers.