“Urine accounts for only 1% of the total volume of waste water, but it contains up to 80% of all the nutrients." -Science Daily
A typical toilet flusher wastes “up to 22 liters of drinkable water every day, one three- to six-liter flush at a time. What follows…is the long and costly process of sanitizing the water that was clean before you answered nature’s call. Using so much water per flush unnecessarily increases the volume of our waste and the cost of its transportation and treatment, ecologists say….The process also leaves a huge carbon footprint.” -Time Magazine
Intrigued and want to learn more ~ so here we go
At Rich Earth Institute in Vermont you can become a urine donor and assist in their ongoing study of using urine as fertilizer.
So tell me would you save your urine to fertilize your plants?
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