Archive | January, 2018

A Guide To Basic Hygiene Practices For Workers In The Biosolids Industry

Workers who handle wastewater sewage or work in treatment plants that eventually produce biosolids are at greater risk of contracting waterborne diseases. Though facilities try to minimize the harm and the exposure to certain types of contaminants and to directly handling waste, there can be no 100-percent assurance that biosolids workers are protected from illnesses […]

Understanding The Preference For Class A Biosolids

The use of biosolids has been the subject of much debate over the past year mainly because of the many benefits it poses to the environment and to the agricultural land. However, there are still a lot of people who are skeptical about it because of where it comes from. Biosolids is an organic matter […]

The Agricultural Benefits of Biosolids

Biosolids are being used as fertilizer and soil conditioner. Though there are many doubts that surround the application of biosolids on agricultural land, a lot of farmers are now using this organic matter for the benefits that it poses. It is a cheaper alternative to non-organic and chemical fertilizers, of course, but this isn’t the […]

Biosolids As Alternative To Commercial Fertilizers

Many countries and even communities in America are wary about the perceived benefits of biosolids as organic fertilizers. They simply see biosolids as a euphemism for sewage sludge, which is technically composed of human waste and household garbage. The term may be synonymous with what comes out of your toilet, but treated wastewater sewage sludge […]

The Environmental Benefits of Organic Food Production

For many doubters and naysayers, organic food production has yet to prove its mettle of being more beneficial to the environment than conventional food producers. When we say conventional, this means using commercial-grade fertilizers on crops and vegetation to produce food. This means using conventional machineries to grow food. The reason why there is such […]

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Biosolids

Biosolids are solid organic byproduct of purification systems that treat wastewater from homes and industries. They came from the residuals and solids that are left by wastewater processing and treatment of communities’ municipal and private wastewater. Biosolids are rich in nutrients and they can be recycled beneficially and used as a natural fertilizer or soil […]

Biosolids Compost For Gardening

You may have heard and noticed that there is a continuous debate about the benefits of using biosolids compost as organic fertilizers and natural amendments for gardens, farms, and agricultural lands. Some experts agree that using biosolids can help the environment and that it is the solution to many of our waste problems. However, there […]

Determining The Quality of Biosolids

Over the years, the quality of biosolids has greatly improved, thanks largely to the technologies that have been developed. But there was a time that the greatest concern on the use of biosolids was the amount of high concentrations of heavy metals and pathogens that could potentially be left in the land where the biosolids […]

How To Choose The Right Organic Soil When Gardening

Now that you’re ready to dig in and start your gardening journey, you need to remember a few things. The most important thing to remember is that the soil you will choose will determine the growth and even the beauty of your garden. Choose the wrong soil and you will risk the proper progression of […]