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Composting of wastewater biosolid

Sidhu, J. and Ho, G.E.ORCID: 0000-0001-9190-8812 (2000) Composting of wastewater biosolid. In: Forum on Biosolids Management and Utilization, 8 September 2000, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong



Organic waste solids (sludge) are produced by wastewater treatment processes. When the solids are stabilised and can be used beneficially, they are referred to as biosolids. The disposal of biosolids generated during wastewater treatment is a growing problem in Australia (Varjavandi 1991) and worldwide (Yanko 1988). Biosolids production in Australia during 1996-97 was estimated to be 203,000 dry tonnes (Carpenter 1998) and is expected to increase with time. The proper management of biosolids is essential to protect public health and prevent contamination of the environment…

Item Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Environmental Science
United Nations SDGs: Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 13: Climate Action
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