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Recommended Practices For Land Application of Biosolids

Biosolids are basically categorized into three classifications—Class A EQ, Class A, and Class B. The difference would be on the level of pathogens present in the biosolids produced, but all three are safe to be applied on agricultural land, farmlands, ranches, gardens, etc., especially Class A EQ and Class A biosolids. But before the application […]

Facing The Challenges of Biosolids

Although biosolids have proven itself to be the safest alternative to chemical fertilizers (in fact, they are safer than commercial-grade fertilizers) when it comes to boosting the growth of crops, vegetation, fruits, and many others, there are still a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about its uses and benefits. Since time immemorial, biosolids, in whatever […]

The Regulation of Pathogens in Biosolids

The reason why biosolids are being considered safer than other kinds of fertilizer is because of the low presence or the absolute absence of pathogens in it. Pathogens, by definition, are bacteria, virus, or other microorganisms that can cause disease. In the oldest and broadest sense, it is anything that can produce a disease. This […]

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 […]