January 23, 2014 | Vol. 40, No. 4

PIA experiments with 'sludge' composting

The stuff you flush down the toilet might spruce up town if Petersburg Indian Association's new compost plan works out.

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Kyle Clayton / Petersburg Pilot
The sludge is constantly being aerated to increase bacteria productivity in the digester at the wastewater treatment plant.

"It's a lot less gross than you think," said Jason Wilson, PIA tribal resource director.

Justin Haley, wastewater-operating sup...

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