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Frequently Asked Questions About Biosolids

The term biosolids is alien for most people. While there may be a little understanding about what it does and what it can do to benefit the environment, a lot of people still prefer to turn a blind eye on the advantages that it offers. The truth is, it’s very easy to get to know […]

Understanding The Land Application of Biosolids

Biosolids is now widely being used for crop production in the United States. In fact, nearly half of the production of biosolids in the United States is being used to benefit soils—add much-needed nutrients like nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus. However, most are being confused by what “land application” means and what regulations does it fall […]

How Wastewater Facilities Work In Treating Biosolids

When we say biosolids, we think about some kind of organic fertilizers made from domestic waste, right? There is no deeper understanding of how the waste was treated and how it came to be the way it is—safe to use for crop production and vegetation. In turn, most are left wondering if biosolids is the […]

The Difference Between Biosolids And Chemical Fertilizers

Commercial-grade fertilizers have long been used to hasten the growth of crops and to provide it with essential nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium or NPK. However, because commercial chemical fertilizers are generally more expensive than other organic and natural fertilizers, agriculturalists are looking at diverse and differing options like biosolids to provide plants […]

What Does Class A Biosolids Mean?

We have discussed what Class A biosolids is and even how safe it is to be used as fertilizer for food production and other agricultural functions. Like Class A biosolids, Class B biosolids also contain important nutrients and organic matter, making them viable as fertilizers for certain types of plants and vegetation. Class B biosolids […]

Reclaiming Mine Lands Through Biosolids

How much humans destroyed the environment is a question we might never know the answer. But that doesn’t mean we cannot see and fee its effects. Rising and dropping temperatures, as well as extreme weather condition, will make you feel how we wronged the environment. That is not to mention how many oceans are suffering […]

Are Biosolids Safe?

Biosolids has been under intense scrutiny for decades. Numerous studies have been made about it, all pointing out to the inevitable conclusion that biosolids are safe for consumption—not directly, of course. In a nutshell, what we know is that biosolids, an organic matter from the treatment of domestic wastes in wastewater treatment plants, can be […]