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Spring Delivery Pricing Update

January 27, 2023|Categories: News|

Bloom has announced a small increase in its 2023 delivery pricing. Truckloads of 11 yards or more will be delivered for $225 for under 41 miles from Blue Plains or $5.50 a mile for orders over 41 miles, effective April 1. Deliveries of 10 yards or under will remain fixed

Recording Available: Webinar Covering Emerging Research on PFAS & Biosolids

January 27, 2023|Categories: News|

Misconceptions abound about PFAS in the environment, including soils and biosolids. Bloom was excited to present the work of renown environmental microbiologist Dr. Ian Pepper, who has done groundbreaking research at the University of Arizona, on the fate and transport of pathogens in air, water, soils and municipal wastes this

Bloomer of the Month: Antoine Wroten

January 27, 2023|Categories: News|

Antoine Wroten was working in a pharmaceutical lab working on nuclear imaging drugs, when the headlines about the contaminated crisis in Flint, Michigan caught his attention. "The situation got me interested in working in water and wastewater, and I found an opportunity across the river at Alexandria Renew," said Antoine

Biosolids and PFAS

January 27, 2023|Categories: News|

Some recent media reports and community comments have suggested that farm use of Bloom creates a public health risk, and we want to directly address concerns with science-based information. We are committed to full transparency on the topic of PFAS and biosolids, and we are sharing

Bloom for Golf Courses: Greening up the Greens

December 19, 2022|Categories: News|

As there are few locales where well-groomed turf is more critical than the links, so golf course superintendents are among the most discerning customers for soil amendments. Bloom is delighted, therefore, to boast a 100% satisfaction rate with golf courses using our products to green up even the most challenged

Bloomer of the Month: Melvin Wright

December 08, 2022|Categories: News|

Melvin Wright, crane operator, is a new DC Water employee, but no stranger to the system. His many stints as a contractor working at Blue Plains date back to 2006, followed by a stint as equipment operator at a waste-to-energy plant in Lorton, before returning to Blue Plains in his new

Photo of the Month: Breton Bay Farm

December 08, 2022|Categories: News|

The early bird gets the... beautiful hay field shot!  This photo comes to us courtesy of Bloom customer Michael Dahlstrom of Breton Bay Farm in Leonardtown, Maryland. "The yield was about double from what I'd normally get on my fertilizer program," said Dahlstrom, a first-time Bloom customer. "Overall we were happy."

Join the Bloom Sales Team!

November 17, 2022|Categories: News|

Join the Bloom dream team! Bloom is recruiting for a new part-time temp position for a sales and marketing associate to support the team's sales and marketing efforts. The work will be initially focused on research to help focus our sales efforts on fruitful opportunities. The ideal candidate would be a

Photo of the Month: Capital Area Food Bank

November 17, 2022|Categories: News|

This beautiful fall cornucopia comes courtesy of the Capital Area Food Bank, a DC nonprofit providing equitable access to food and opportunity to people struggling with hunger and food security. "We have had great success growing food and flowers with Bloom at the Capital Area Food Bank’s Urban Demonstration Garden!