Research Short Story

Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Biosolids and Char Amended Soil

Feb 28, 2017
By Megan Plog, Sally Brown, & Andy Bary Nitrous oxide has held the threat to be the potential thorn in the side of beneficial use of biosolids.  It is a highly potent greenhouse gas, having…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner March 2017

Feb 28, 2017
WA State Biosolids Labeling Bill On January 25, House Bill 1653 was released proposing that the Washington State Legislature enact a measure to amend RCW 19.86.023 (Consumer Protection) and add a…
Resource Library

He’s Topps

Feb 28, 2017
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. 1. Brominated flame retardants and perfluoroalkyl acids in groundwater, tile…
Member Spotlight

Boise Biosolids

Feb 01, 2017
By. John Powell. Resource Recovery Management Pty Ltd, Australia On a recent trip to the USA, I was fortunate to visit the Boise biosolids reuse facility in Idaho.  I manage a biosolids reuse…
Resource Library

Something in the Air

Feb 01, 2017
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. 1. Inventory of PCBs in Chicago and opportunities for reduction in airborne…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner February 2017

Feb 01, 2017
Biosolids Court Uphold Biosolids Application In December 2016, there were two significant court cases supporting beneficial use of biosolids.  -   Kern County, California:  On December 5, the…
Resource Library

Accurate Accounting

Dec 19, 2016
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Water, Sanitation and Economy, 
Author: Keller, S. 
  Soil…
Research Short Story

Improvement of Solonetzic Soils with Biosolids

Dec 14, 2016
Presented by: Kasia Caputa, PAg, SYLVIS Environmental Solonetzic soils contain high concentrations of soluble sodium relative to magnesium and calcium, which results in a high sodium adsorption…
Legislative Action

British Columbia’s Organic Matter Recycling Regulation Update

Dec 14, 2016
In our ongoing effort to represent our members in supporting environmental stewardship through the beneficial use of biosolids, our Regulations Development Committee recently provided Northwest…
Research Short Story

Renewable Resource for Renewable Fuel Crop

Nov 06, 2016
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Switchgrass is a high biomass crop that is a potential feedstock for cellulosic ethanol.  It is an environmentally friendly alternative to corn based ethanol…