Cannabis

By Sally Brown, University of Washington

Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members.

Leadership Spotlight Series

Brenda is the Business Manager for Bio Recycling Corporation a business started by her family in the early 1990’s to ‘sustainably recycle treated human wastes from septic tanks and small community wastewater treatment plants into plant nutrients and soil organic matter which serves as the base of the food chain for all life.’ You could say Brenda grew up in the biosolids business.  She spent her high school and college summers working in Bio Recycling’s office as a receptionist and bookkeeper.

Plant Available Sulfur in Biosolids

By Eliza Smith, Oregon State University

The Soil Fertility Specialist at Oregon State, Amber Moore, and research assistant Eliza Smith, in collaboration with Dan Sullivan, Nutrient Management Specialist at OSU, and Andy Bary, Soil Scientist at WSU, are working on a project entitled, “Plant-available S release from biosolids”.  The objective of the project is to investigate the amount and timing of plant-available sulfur release from biosolids produced by different technologies. 

Leadership Spotlight Series

Young Meeta wanted to work in the airline business and travel the world.  She had dreams of ensuring the safety and comfort of passengers with her gracious attitude and winning smile as a flight attendant.  Eventually, this dream changed and Meeta knew her destiny was to become a doctor, but not just any doctor. Fate would have it in 2008 when her Masters advisor asked the magic question that cemented her future, “do you know what biosolids are?”  From that point on there was no looking back, Meeta earned her doctorate in soil science doing her dissertation work with biosolids. 

Let Them Eat Cake

By Sally Brown, University of Washington

Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members.

Regulations Corner - June 2019

Regulations Corner

Proposed Biosolids Project in Yelm

The proposed biosolids land application project in Yelm (WA) has a coordinated anti-biosolids community group. The land owner for the proposed project recently cancelled their involvement.

Among the community group's efforts, Preserve the Commons has: