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Composting Humanure

The City of Austin, Texas, has given it's official stamp of approval to carpenter David Bailey who has created a composting toilet that "flushes" with sawdust and relies on bacteria to transform human waste into soil.

"Known as a composting toilet, the East Austin commode relies on the alchemy wrought by bacteria to transform human waste into a rich trove of soil. Specialists in so-called humanure have hailed the approval of the toilet as a watershed moment for common-sense environmentalism."
 
 

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