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Biosolids: Facts, Fears and Benefits (Marquette)

Sponsoring Organization: Upper Peninsula Master Gardener Association

Date: April 28

Start Time: 2 pm

End Time: 3:30 pm

Location : Peter White Library - Shiras Room - 2nd floor

Description of the Event: 

• What is Biosolids Compost?
• EPA and DEQ Regulations for Biosolids Compost.
• The Facts and Fears of Using Biosolids Compost.
• Benefits of Using Organic Compost.

Paul Altobelio is a graduate of the NMU Wastewater Technology Program and has
33 years of experience in various aspects of wastewater treatment and wateriine
construction. Paul has worked at the Ishpeming Area Wastewater Facility for the last
27 years and is currently the Director. In his spare time, Paul likes to work on improv
ing the growing capacity and health of large tracts of land in order to support wild
life. Paul has also owned a registered tree farm.Free event—space is limited! RSVP appreciated. Refreshments and door prizes!

This month's door prize donations include: Wind chime from ShopKo, Biosolids Compost (1 cubic yd.) from Ishpeming Area Wastewater Facility (you pick up), plus additional door prizes.

RSVP to: Linda Andriacchi at or Linda Roncaglione at 906-475-606


Education Credit Hours: 1.5

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