______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________
Subject: Fw: Sludge disposal,or nutrient recycling?
Author: "Pat Elazar" Wrote
This originally came across on the Organic Gardening List pertaining to an
article in the Chicago Sun Times. (Sorry for the cross posting) I wanted to
offer the topic for discussion amongst SA-neters. Is this merely sludge
disposal,or nutrient recycling on an eco-shed scale?
Larry Newton wrote:
> Thought you all might find this interesting.
> Residents question sludge use on farm
> Chicago Sun Times June 30, 1999
> By Jon Schmid Environment Reporter
> Chicago's Waste Management Inc. wants to increase the city's recycling by
> spreading up to 60,000 tons a year of garbage particles on land owned by an
> organic farm in Kankakee County.
> The particles, called screenings, are sifted from residential garbage as
> part of the sorting process. They don't contain anything dangerous and make
> great fertilizer, said Scott Combis, division environmental engineer with
> Waste Management.
To Unsubscribe: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the command
"unsubscribe sanet-mg". If you receive the digest format, use the command
To Subscribe to Digest: Email email@example.com with the command
All messages to sanet-mg are archived at: