The Sludge (Use in Agriculture) Regulations govern soil concentrations of various heavy metals where sewage sludges are ; Although complemented by voluntary initiatives such as the Code of Practice for sewage sludge in agriculture; the safe sludge matrix and the Biosolids Assurance Scheme – the underlying regulatory requirements have not changed in three decades.
Those three decades have seen huge change in the water industry, and huge improvement in sludge ; At the same time, we have witnessed the emergence of an organics recycling sector, as garden waste and then food waste have been diverted from landfill into composting and anaerobic ; In many cases, these materials are complementary, providing different nutrient benefits to farmers – but their application to land is covered by different regulatory regimes.
4 Jun 2019 @ 09:30 am
4 Jun 2019 @ 05:00 pm
Duration: 7 hours, 30 minutes
the studio, Leeds
Riverside West Whitehall Road Leeds LS1 4AW
LS1 4AW Leeds