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Why Issues About Biosolids Should Be Taught In School

Less than a century ago, Americans throw their waste into the rivers, the ponds, and the lakes. Eventually, all of these will hit the ocean and will be consumed by the very species we, humans, also consume. Taking care of the environment is a never-ending cycle and thus, the process of treating the municipal sewage […]

A Better Look At How The Use of Biosolids Benefits Communities

Although there are a lot of concerns, misconceptions, and myths surrounding the use of biosolids as fertilizer, many industries and states continue to support its treatment and its distribution. In fact, in many states, biosolids are given for free to farmers and ranchers to enrich their soil and thus, their crop production. The sludge that […]

Best Ways To Learn About Biosolids

Many people have questions about biosolids—what it is, where it came from, how it is being used, and how it can benefit the communities. They want to know how biosolids are being produced, tested, and used. But the misconceptions about biosolids are being led by the lack of information about them. People don’t know what […]

Understanding Co-Disposal Landfilling Of Biosolids

Co-disposal landfilling is the method of combining wastewater solids with municipal solid waste and then placing this mixture in a permitted landfill. Typically, municipal solid waste is first spread near the working face of the landfill. Then, the next layer would be the wastewater solids. The two solids would then be mixed with traditional landfill […]

Landfilling For Biosolids Management

In the United States, the current options for managing wastewater biosolids is beneficial reuse and non-reuse. Beneficial reuse includes land application, landfilling with biogas recovery, and energy recovery through incineration while non-reuse options include disposing the biosolids in landfills. Although it is preferable to reuse the biosolids in land application and energy recovery, this is […]

What Biosolids Contain And What They Are Used For

As a product of wastewater treatment process, biosolids can be beneficial for a number of purposes when managed and treated properly. A municipality must be careful in distinguishing between biosolids and sewage sludge. A material can only be called and referred to as biosolids if it fulfilled the requirements of treatment and management. There is […]

Biosolids Are Renewable Energy Contender

Wastewater biosolids are considered a product of waste management and the focused has on its disposal, the minimization of the volume, and the application on lands that need nutrient-rich organic fertilizers. But the rising cost of energy has shifted the focus on sustainability, lower carbon footprint, and independent utilities that could supply renewable sources of […]

Uncovering The Myths About Biosolids

The public opinion about biosolids continue to be a hot debate because of the many misconceptions about it. Generally, the public is a little bit apprehensive about accepting biosolids as organic fertilizers because of where it come from. But this is where all the myths about biosolids start—the lack of education about where biosolids come […]