Conversion of Biosolids and Manures into Value-Added Products
Abstract:This paper elucidates the potential of current disinfection and stabilization processes for converting biosolids and manures into value-added products. The possible value-added products considered in this paper are engineered soils (remediation soil to treat metal contamination), activated carbon, turf grass, ornamental horticultural fertilizer and synthetic coal. Development of such value-added products from biosolids and manures is of great interest due to dynamic growth of human population and agricultural activities. In addition, disposal of biosolids and manures has always been of major concern from a public health and environmental impact standpoint. It must be emphasized that this concept is the main objective of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Moreover, passage of RCRA has lead to the development of the current U.S. EPA CFR 503 regulations under Subtitle D.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2000-01-01
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