Planning, implementing, operating and maintaining a successful biosolids and residuals management program is increasingly challenging in today’s market. As science and technologies continue progressing to meet evolving regulatory requirements and environmentally sustainable goals, the next generation of residuals and biosolids management is rapidly advancing. Organizations must drive change through innovation to meet the needs of today while planning for the future. Developing pathways to achieve effective, multifaceted resource recovery is essential to planning for sustainable infrastructure. Advanced technologies and new stabilization methods aimed to extract valuable resources from biosolids and residuals including nutrients, and energy are necessary for long term economic stability. Strategies that include effective product marketing, infrastructure resiliency and stakeholder communication and outreach are also critical components in the development of successful residuals and biosolids management programs.