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Humanure

The ancient art of safely transforming human waste into fertile garden soil with the help of aerobic bacteria.
Composting The transformation of organic "waste" back into enhanced soil.

The correct mix of carbon material (sawdust, straw, dry grass or leaves, etc.) moisture, and human manure leads to an aerobic, high temperature composting process that eliminates harmful pathogens and creates rich soil usable directly on food gardens.One challenge with humanure is that, for optimal results, solid wast has to be seperated from liquid. Liquid can be diluted 10 to one with water and used directly without processing. Solids need to be mixed 1 to 1 with carbon material and composted for up to a year, making sure that it reaches a temperature high enough to remove harmful bacteria.

Humanure Resources

Joe Jenkins


Author of the 'Humanure Handbook'; "...maintains a business in north western Pennsylvania (Joseph Jenkins, Inc.), where he resides on 143 acres with a large garden, an orchard, several family members, and a compost pile or two."

Essential Composting Toilets


A guide to Options, Design, Installation, and Use. Essential Composting Toilets is a streamlined, illustrated manual that takes a practical approach to system selection criteria, design, installation, and operation, while meeting universal health and...

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