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What are biosolids? Get a glimpse of our new shop!

We recently started construction on our new shop! We are eagerly anticipating it’s completion! Hopefully it will be ready for use by late fall. Many people ask me what exactly do you haul? The term biosolids isn’t in many peoples vocabulary so I thought I might share with you what I have learned. What are biosolids? They are…

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Biosolids vs. Sludge and why do we have them?

Biosolids are just treated sewage sludge. We have biosolids as a result of the wastewater treatment process. Technology has made water treatment much safer in recent decades. As little as 30 years ago American cities dumped raw sewage directly into lakes and rivers! It’s hard to believe, but through regulations all biosolids are now treated,…

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The How, Where, and Why of biosolids

More on how biosolids are generated and processed….. All that is flushed down your toilets and is sent to you local sewage treatment facility is considered biosolids after it is treated. It is pre-treated typically first to remove any hazardous contaminants then sent on the wastewater treatment plant. There it is monitored and undergoes a physical, chemical…

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More on Recycling Biosolids

Using biosolids as fertilizer on farmground is a great way to recycle them. About 50% of all biosolids are currently used that way. However they are used on less than 1% of the nations agricultural land. Biosolids have been shown to produce significant improvements in crop growth and yield. They contain many nutrients such as nitrogen,…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It was great seeing everyone at the IWEA conference last week. It’s always nice to see past customers and new ones too! If you didn’t get a chance to stop by and see us give us a call. We’d be happy to discuss all you biosolid management needs! We have abundant blessings this year to…

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Waste or Resource? What do you think?

After such a long snowy winter its nice to see the green grass again! Our spring land application is well under way. Please give us a call if you might be needing our services this spring or summer. Biosolids and manure are more frequently being described as waste, to be disposed of at a landfill.…

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Harvest Time!

Harvest is in full swing around the Wealing farm! What a fun time of year. It’s always great to see the harvest come in and watch the bins fill up. We are also busy with our fall land application. If you were thinking you might need some biosolids hauled yet this year, please let us…

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Fall is here! Harvest will soon be underway!

The cool mornings here this week remind us that fall is here! Which means harvest is just around the corner. A favorite time of year around here! Please use caution when driving in rural areas, the farmers will appreciate your patience when moving their machinery around. We will be starting fall land application soon! Let us…

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What a beautiful morning!

Check out this view of our shop today! Plus a fun fact for the day: Did you know that over half of the sewage sludge generated in the US is land applied?

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