The productivity of municipal sludge is very huge and its components are complex. It is an attractive problem that how to deal with municipal sludge effectively. It will lead to environment pollution if the municipal sludge cannot be disposed right. This paper reviewed the character of municipal sludge and status of disposal and reuse in China, and discussed the possibility of sludge reuse on farmland and forestland or land reclamation. The soil reuse of municipal sludge as organic manure or soil improvement agent, such as land reclamation, city virescence, farmland and forestland use, is one of the effective ways in China, which is fit for the actuality of our country with well prospect.
Chinese Agricultural Science Bulletin