Archive | December, 2017

Protecting Biosolids Compost Workers From Health Risks

Biosolids compost workers are constantly being exposed to a lot of allergies- and infections-causing organisms because basically, they are dealing with garbage. Although wastewater sludge has already been treated when it passed by the first process of dealing with household waste materials, it is not without one of the most common fungus known as Aspergillus […]

Limitations of Biosolids Composting

Although it is widely believed that biosolids composting is beneficial to the community, to farmlands, and especially to the environment, there are still limitations to this process that may cause some to turn their backs on the advantages of treating wastewater sludge (to be called biosolids post-treatment). Yes, the benefits have limitations. Treating biosolids and […]

Odor Control For Biosolids Management

The treatment and disposal of wastewater sludge or biosolids is regulated by the United States Environment Protection Agency (US EPA). It is a catalyst to a sounder environment process in terms of disposing garbage and wastewater sludge. But, it also faces a bigger problem with the control of odor the emanates from facilities that treat […]

Explaining The Various Biosolids Management Options

For years, many didn’t understand how biosolids came to be, how they are being used, how beneficial are they on land, and how to manage them. It is only in the last decade that people begin noticing how important biosolids is in terms of crop production and boosting nutrient-rich organic soil. Basically, there are three […]

Using Biosolids For Agricultural Land

For decades, biosolids has been used and applied on agricultural land for various reasons and benefits. All throughout the world, this practice has been applied with great success. There are, of course, some misconceptions on this regard because biosolids are effectively just sewage sludge that has been treated and has passed regulations. The United States […]

Different Methods Used To Apply Biosolids

There are many methods to apply biosolids on your land. The type of method will largely depend on the type of soil you have and the consistency of biosolids. While most biosolids is made with the exact same process in probably wastewater treatment plants that use the same technologies, it is still prudent for soil […]

What Does Biosolids Land Application Tell Us?

Biosolids land application is beneficial for everyone—the wastewater treatment facility where the matter goes through, the farmers who will use it for their crops, and the consumers who will benefit from the nutrient rich food grown from farmlands that used organic soil. Biosolids is applied to soil to supply it with much-needed nutrients, as well […]

Everything You Need To Know About Biosolids

Before using biosolids and Class A organic soil in your gardens, ranches, and farmlands, you need to understand anything and everything you can about biosolids, compost, sewage sludge, and the treatment process that is required to turn waste into fertilizers. Here is more information about biosolids, which can help you better understand why this is […]