Spreading of sludge

Updated on 26/10/2022
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An operation that consists in spreading sludge (wastewater sludge, cleaning sludge, etc) onto the surface of the soil, to start its biological degradation by micro-organisms found in the soil and/or its use by flora or crops present on this land. Regulations set out the rules for the application of sludge from wastewater treatment plants. The spreading of sludge is subject to authorization or declaration.

According to the Ministry for the Environment and OFB, Ademe
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