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Austin, Texas, awards 10-year contract to Synagro to turn toxic sewage sludge into “compost” for city

One of the country’s largest producers of biosolids, also known as “biosludge,” has been awarded a massive contract by the city of Austin, Texas, to be its exclusive producer of biosludge “compost” for use in agriculture.  Synagro, which a recent press release describes as “the preeminent provider of biosolids and residuals solutions services in North America,” has officially entered an exclusive, public-private partnership with the city of Austin to take raw sewage from people’s toilets, in essence, and convert it into “fertilizer” for use on food crops.  Read more...



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