One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Semiliquid waste obtained from the processing of municipal sewage, often used as a fertilizer.
- ‘It is becoming all but impossible to use sewage sludge as fertiliser on farm land.’
- ‘In Europe, there is a strong understanding of the potential impact of contaminants found in sewage sludge and wastewater.’
- ‘Only natural fertilizers are used; those made from petroleum or containing sewage sludge aren't allowed.’
- ‘Proper management of livestock waste and sewage sludge also reduces loss of nutrients from fields.’
- ‘Today more than half of London's sewage sludge is sold in pellet form as fertilizer for agricultural use.’
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