Biobeds for treatment of pesticide waste and washings

To comply with the code of good agricultural practice for the protection of water, growers must dispose of pesticide wastes and washings safely to avoid the contamination of surface and ground water or water courses.

Biobeds offer an extremely safe and efficient method of disposal.

This factsheet covers:

  • Relevant regulations
  • How biobeds work
  • How to design and where to poistion biobeds 
  • Main biobeds systems.

This information was last updated in 2009.