Applying biosolids to agricultural land:
- Supplies organic nutrients to the soil, including organic nitrogen, phosphorus, a small amount of potassium, and essential micronutrients such as copper, zinc, iron and boron.
- Increases crop production.
- Is a way to recycle.
- Provides cities and towns with an environmentally responsible, cost-effective and safe way to manage residuals.
- Costs less that landfilling and saves on diminishing landfill space.
- Protects water quality.
- Reduces soil erosion.
Biosolids sold in retail stores can be used in landscaping and gardening.
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