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Environmental Considerations

When MuDD-DRY solidifies liquid waste on-site there are environmental benefits throughout every stage of the disposal process.

Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Without unnecessary bulk being added, or Vaccum Tankers needing to transport waste to drying sites, the amount of trucks required to transport waste for disposal is drastically reduced.

Environmental Gases


When disposed as a solid fewer regulatory requirements need to be met. In some cases bulk can be re-used in other applications and, if dumped in landfill, requires less space than when combined with cement, sawdust or ash.

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Our MuDD-Dry solidfication reagent degrades over multiple decades which provides stability in the waste stream. It is used to absorb liquid waste and prevent it from leaching.

Research indicates that an approximate time frame of multiple decades is required for complete degradation of MuDD-Dry. It behaves very different than conventional solidification reagents like sawdust that release absorbed liquid under pressure and quickly biodegrade in the landfill creating a leachate management challenge. Compared to cement and quicklime alternatives it has no adverse effect on pH and microbials in soils.

Once the MuDD-Dry polymer structure is degraded over multiple decades, the inert material is composted and becomes a component of the dead organic matter that forms the humic compound of soil and is therefore suitable for clean back-fill or landfill.

What happens to the water previoulsy retained during degradation?

The key function of MuDD-Dry is to retain liquid. Even under moderate pressure in a landfill it will continue to retain the liquid absorbed into the polymer chain. As the polymer structure slowly degrades over multiple decades, the liquid is slowly incorporated into the humic fraction along with the polymer and utilized by microorganisms and root systems.

MuDD-Dry is an essential tool in the management of sludges, muds, slurries, and other liquid waste streams.

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MuDD-DRY is significantly quicker to react than cement, solidifying within 20-30 minutes. It is also easier for handling, storage and transporting and does not affect Ph.

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