Tag Archives: biosolids

Using Lime Stabilization For Biosolids

There are many processes and treatments that wastewater sludge goes through to come out with biosolids, which can then be used for land application on agricultural lands, ranches, forestlands, farms, and even gardens. One of the most popular treatment being used is lime stabilization—a process regulated and sanctioned by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). […]

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 […]

How Biosolids Differ From Other Fertilizers

Oftentimes, we hear that people are much more comfortable knowing that the food they eat grew in soils enriched by chemical fertilizers and manure-based fertilizers even if they could choose from a variety of organic food that came from lands fertilized by biosolids. There seems to be a disconnect between what people want—safe food—and how […]

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 […]

Things We Learn From The Biosolids Treatment Process

Many people don’t realize that the presence of biosolids in the market actually lowers the cost of food products and crops and vegetation. As an alternative to commercial-grade fertilizers, biosolids are more economical for agricultural use and even for land application on forestlands and reclaimed mining sites. And yet, many communities still frown at the […]