As we strive towards a circular economy, the application of treated sewage sludge (biosolids) to land is an opportunity to enhance soil health and reduce the reliance on synthetic fertilisers. However, a growing concern looms over microplastic (MP) contamination in biosolids and its potential impact on land-based ecosystems.

How are microplastics winding up on agricultural land?

As we strive towards a circular economy, the application of treated sewage sludge (biosolids) to land is an opportunity to enhance soil health and reduce the reliance on synthetic fertilisers. However, a growing concern looms over microplastic (MP) contamination in biosolids and its potential impact on land-based ecosystems. Read More
Award winner Ibrahim Gbolahan Hakeem has been studying the recovery of heavy metals from biosolids and their impacts on creating biochar through pyrolysis. How can he help the water industry improve using his research?

Reducing contamination in biochar

Award winner Ibrahim Gbolahan Hakeem has been studying the recovery of heavy metals from biosolids and their impacts on creating biochar through pyrolysis. How can he help the water industry improve using his research? Read More