Fertilizer

The Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro, VT is collecting urine from the community and turning it into fertilizer. They started the project as a way to reduce the pollution in rivers, streamline waste water treatment, and save money and resources.

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There is also a long history in the United States of ‘night soil’ beiing used on farms as fertilizer.

 

Farmers using human waste as fertilizer

 

 

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