Ministère de l’Environnement, de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques, de la Faune et des Parcs
This content is intended for the public covered by the exceptions of the Charter of the French language and its regulations. If you read on, you confirm that you fall within one of these exceptions.

Fertilizing residuals (FR)

Fertilizing residuals (FRs) are industrial and municipal wastes such as sewage sludge (biosolids), cement kiln dust and wood ash that have beneficial effects on crops or soil. Manure is generally not considered an FR, because it is an agricultural waste and is governed by special regulations.



Back to top

Guidelines and documents

Retour en haut

Technical and Scientific Articles

Consult the list of all papers

Retour en haut

Legal and regulatory framework

The legal framework is detailed in the Guidelines for the beneficial use of fertilizing residuals. Other Canadian information is available on the CFIA website.

Retour en haut



Return to the top