Pollutions & Toxics

Impacts & Issues: Sludge

Sludge is the solid waste left over from wastewater treatment plants. Pulp mills are running out of landfill space and want to spread sludge on our forests, parks and farms. While on the surface, it might sound sensible to "re-use" the nutrients in this waste product, sludge still contains many toxic chemicals whose impacts on the environment and our health are not fully know.

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