No market for class A sewage sludge “biosolids”
(compiled by Helane Shields, sludge researcher
http://www.sludgevictims.com  hshields@tds.net )

Why have the US EPA and sludge marketers labeled these products as “organic compost” ?
Why are they omitting the words “sewage sludge”, “biosolids”, and even “wastewater residuals” from their contents
labels?

Because the public has gotten wise to the fact that sludge biosolids contain lots of toxic chemicals and pollutants.
Therefore, there is little or no retail market for sewage sludge biosolids products.

Coast to coast, many sludge producers give the sludge biosolids away for free:




AUGUST 5, 2011

FLORIDA MARKET FOR CLASS A SLUDGE BIOSOLIDS PELLETS, ETC. is SATURATED – SLUDGE IMPORTS
DECLINING (mostly imports from Mass. Water Resources Authority – Boston sludge – spread in FL orange
groves) – no new markets being developed for Florida Class A sludge biosolids.



09/14/2011
Class A Sludge Compost Give Away in Fortuna, CA.
'LIABILITY WAIVER REQUIRED FOR "FREE" SLUDGE'

11/1/2011
Charleston Sanitary Board Wins $2.6 Million in Lawsuit
The Charleston Sanitary Board will get more than $2.6 million from a company it had hired to make compost out of yard
waste and sewage sludge generated in the city.