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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Nutrient-rich organic materials obtained from wastewater treatment and used beneficially, as for fertilizer

Usage examples (36)
  • For now, The PUC is not giving away what it calls biosolids compost, and said it will study the issue further.
  • Tim Grove, biosolids manager with Houff's, called biosolids a "cost-effective" alternative to other fertilizers.
  • Monroe is already composting some of the material, called biosolids, but it doesn't have enough room to compost it all, he said.
  • Note that our federal government has prosily and misleadingly renamed sludge "biosolids"; don't be fooled. for more
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