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Sewage Sludge

Sewage Sludge Compost: The Sludge Hits the Fan in San Francisco

Jill Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jill Richardson

San Francisco had the audacity to label waste sludge as "organic" and give it away to home gardeners and even school gardens. The city's actions are outrageous, but they serve as a wake-up call.

Global Warming: An Organic Future, or No Future

Ronnie Cummins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ronnie Cummins

Humanity will return to organic agriculture because it is the only farming system that can supply the world with sufficient quantities of healthy food in the emerging era of global warming, erratic weather, declining fossil fuels, and water scarcity.

Use the Precautionary Principle

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Kimbrell

At the White House, the precautionary principle should be used: lead contaminated soil should be removed and replaced with organic compost. That would be the safe and truly organic way.

The Only Thing Toxic About The White House Kitchen Garden Is The Misinformation: Scientists Correct The Record On Contamination

Eddie Gehman Kohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eddie Gehman Kohan

No one is being poisoned by eating the bounty of wonderful crops that have been grown in the White House Kitchen Garden, period.

The Obama Organic Family Garden: Swimming in Sludge?

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Kimbrell

The Obamas may be the newest sludge victims. Michelle's hopes of having a truly organic garden and healthy vegetables for her own children and other children who visit the White House have been dashed.

Half Of US Sewage Sludge Ends Up On Crops: So?

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Three hundred million Americans head to the restroom multiple times a day. The amount of sludge produced staggers the mind--7 million dry tons per yea...