Category 'Biosolids'


EU Pushing for Balanced Nutrient Levels in Biosolids Farm Fertilizers

The future of food production has increasingly become reliant on the sustainable and natural nutrients provided by biosolids farm fertilizers. Biosolids, which come from sewage effluent, are an abundant source of nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus that are key in crop growth. This method of reprocessing waste into usable products is the essence of…

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Sewage Sludge Fertilizer Help Reduce Toxic Cadmium in Soil

Is it possible for sewage sludge fertilizer, otherwise known as biosolids, to help reduce toxic chemicals in agricultural soil? We explore a new study that proves that it is. Vegetables are important part of a healthy diet and are a good source of nutrients, such as potassium, folate (folic acid) and vitamins A and C….

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Biosolids Organic Fertilizer Can Revitalize Urban Soils

The processing of biosolids from wastewater treatment plants have resulted in the production of affordable organic fertilizer which can be used in agriculture to revitalize nutrient deficient soils. Instead of ending up in landfills, biosolids have given farmers a cheap and environment-friendly source of organic fertilizer. Through the years, the process of biosolids production has…

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5 Amazing Uses of Biosolid Waste

5 Amazing Uses of Biosolid Waste

July 22, 2019 | Under Biosolids | Posted by | No Comments

In Canada, the United States and Europe, biosolid waste has been used on agricultural land for more than 30 years. Farms lands have been using biosolids to bring nutrients back to the soil. Below are 5 examples of how biosolid waste can be beneficial to the community and the environment. Biosolids as Agricultural Fertilizer Biosolids…

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Sewage Treatment and Biosolids Management Trends Around Canada

Wastewater effluent is the biggest cause of water pollution Canada. But when sewage sludge is properly treated, it can be a source of nutrient-rich organic materials that can be converted in fertilizer or a source of renewable energy. Here are interesting sewage treatment and biosolids management trends around Canada. Ontario Develops Thermal Hydrolysis Digester Thermal…

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Advantages of Using Biosolids as Agriculture Fertilizer

Wastewater, when it undergoes appropriate treatment, can be recycled into biosolids as agriculture fertilizer to improve and maintain productive soils and stimulate plant growth. Farmers and gardeners have been using biosolids for ages. The controlled land application of biosolids completes a natural cycle in the environment. In addition, by treating sewage sludge, it prevents organic…

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Biosolids to Generate Renewable Energy for Farms in the UK

Farms have had to deal with a lot of organic waste from all the livestock and crops that are otherwise not utilised as effectively as they could be. A new hybrid system from Bioplex and Controllis in the U.K. aim to utilize biosolids to generate renewable energy. What they have developed is a self-contained onsite…

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Interesting Facts About Biosolids Use

There are many interesting facts about biosolids use. For example, biosolids have given communities a chance to make use of an otherwise undesirable waste products found in sewage. But what exactly are biosolids and how are they different from sewage sludge? In general, sludge is the material that is recovered from sewage as it is…

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Proper Transportation and Handling of Biosolids

When biosolids or sewage sludge is moved from one point to another whether for treatment, storage, or disposal, proper transportation and handling of biosolids must be observed. This material can be a source of disease-causing microorganisms which can potentially have disastrous consequences for the community, therefore a lot of care must be observed. There is…

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What are the Beneficial Uses of Biosolids?

What are the Beneficial Uses of Biosolids? Managing wastewater has become an important aspect of environmental protection because if left untreated, sewage sludge can cause harm to the community. Another benefit to treating wastewater is the collection of biosolids that can be recycled into many practical applications. Below are some beneficial uses of biosolids. An…

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