Published in: 2004
Tidaker, P., Sjöberg, C., Jönsson, H.
The aim of this paper was to discuss farmers’ requirements for using sewage products as fertilisers on arable land. A questionnaire followed up with interviews was used in a watershed area close to Stockholm. The study also included calculations of the cost to farmers of handling different sewage products. Farmers were most interested in source-separated human urine and precipitated septic tank sludge originating from on-site treatment. A high concentration of plant nutrients was important for farmers, as well as good hygiene quality of the product and a low content of heavy metals. However, the most important factor for farmers was that the expenses for e.g. collection, transporting, storage and spreading were covered.
Proceedings of the "2nd International Symposium on Ecological Sanitation, Incorporating the 1st IWA Specialist Group Conference on Sustainable Sanitation", 7-11 April 2004, Lübeck/Germany
Tidaker, P., Sjöberg, C., Jönsson, H. (2004). The use of sewage fertiliser products on arable land-requirements from the farmers perspective.
English Europe, Caucasus & Central Asia Faeces or faecal sludge Presentations
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