Section headings and selected papers: Editor's preface. Land Reclamation. The potential value of sewage sludge in land reclamation, K L Byrom & A D Bradshaw. Reclamation of acidic soils treated with industrial sludge, D Daudin et al. Experiences of the usage of heavy amounts of sewage sludge for reclaiming opencast mining areas and amelioration of very steep and stony vineyards, W Werner et al. Forestry. Sewage sludge utilisation in forestry: the UK research programme, C D Bayes et al. Utilisation of dehydrated sludge from Marseille's purification station in forestry, G Lavergne. Long-term effects of sewage sludge application in a conifer plantation on a sandy soil, S E Olesen & H S Mark. Landfill and Incineration. Co-disposal of sewage sludge and domestic waste in landfills: laboratory and field trials, N C Blakey. Environmental aspects of landfilling sewage sludge, D Beker & J J Van Den Berg. The use of sewage sludge as a fuel for its own disposal, P Lowe & J Boutwood. Other Uses. Economics and marketing of urban sludge composts in the EEC, J-L Martel. Energy from sludge, R C Frost & A M Bruce. Resource recovery through unconventional uses of sludge, M D Webber.