Resources and FAQs

Using Biosolids

Farmers depend on the healthiness of their farm. So, when considering fertilizers, they want to make the best possible choices for their farms. The VBC developed this informational brochure to answer basic questions about the use of biosolids on family farms.

 

Fact Sheets

The School of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech worked with The Virginia Biosolids Council on Fact Sheets About Biosolids. They can be downloaded, opened and printed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  1. About the wastewater treatment process
  2. Nutrient content, value, and management of biosolids
  3. Benefits of organic matter in biosolids
  4. Biostimulant benefits of biosolids
  5. Regulations
  6. Inorganic trace elements
  7. More about trace organic compounds

 

Land Application and Composting of Biosolids
The Water Environment Federation has prepared an excellent Q&A/Fact Sheet on Land Application and Composting. Click HERE to download the PDF file.