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Certified and Recognized Organizations - Leaders in Biosolids Management  

The NBP has certified organizations that collectively manage 10% of the biosolids produced in the U.S. and recently certified its first Canadian organization.  

NBP PLATINUM CERTIFIED Organizations

  • Continually demonstrating the highest level of commitment to excellence in Biosolids Management;
  • Operating in accordance National Biosolids Partnership standards; and
  • Annual audits – self-assessments and at least 3 independent, third-party audits every 5 years

Organizations with an active certification from the NBP for an EMS-based Biosolids Management Program are listed below. The NBP congratulates these leaders in biosolids management!

NBP GOLD RECOGNIZED Organizations

  • Excellence in Biosolids Management; 
  • Operating in accordance National Biosolids Partnership standards; and 
  • Annual audits – self-assessments and 1 independent, third-party audit every 5 years 

Organizations with an active Gold recognition from the NBP for an EMS-based Biosolids Management Program are listed below. The NBP congratulates these leaders in biosolids management!

NBP SILVER RECOGNIZED Organizations

  • Operating in accordance National Biosolids Partnership standards; and 
  • Ready for first independent, third-party audit 

Organizations with an active Silver recognition from the NBP for an EMS-based Biosolids Management Program are listed below. The NBP congratulates these leaders in biosolids management!

  • Waco Metropolitan Area Regional Sewerage System, TX 

NBP BRONZE RECOGNIZED Organizations

  • Commitment to the “Code of Good Practice”; and   
  • Acknowledged goal of implementing the NBP standards, including the 17 Elements 

Organizations with an active Bronze recognition from the NBP for an EMS-based Biosolids Management Program are listed below. The NBP congratulates these leaders in biosolids management!

  •  Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, KY 
  •  Fort Collins (City of) Utilities, CO 
  • Harford County Department of Public Works, Bel Air, MD 
  • Houston (City of) Sims Bayou Treatment Facility, TX 
  • Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, NY 
  • Manatee County Utilities Department, FL 
  • Metro Vancouver, Burnaby BC, CN 
  • San Francisco (City of), CA 
  • Springfield (City of), MO 
  • Upper Montgomery Joint Authority, Pennsburg, PA 
  • Village of Algonquin, IL