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SH, other cities considering joint recycling of biosolids


September 25, 2019

Sweet Home, Lebanon and Albany officials are proposing to study the feasibility of a regional biosolids recycling program.

As part of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project, Sweet Home officials intend to begin recycling biosolid waste left over from the process. The city currently pays to haul it away to a landfill.

Public Works Director Greg Springman and City Manager Ray Towry outlined the proposal to the City Council during its regular meeting on Aug. 27.

The compost process changes the biosolid waste from “class B” material to “class A” material, Towry said. Com...

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