How Pee Could Save The Planet

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You’re flushing away liquid gold multiple times a day. For centuries, pee was a vital—if a bit smelly—part of agriculture. Human pee is chock full of nutrients that we can find in commercial fertilisers, like nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, that make plants grow bigger, stronger, and healthier. A Finnish study even found that beets fertilised with pee grew up to 27% larger than average. “Peecycling” is all the rage in many countries. For example, Sweden is using waterless toilets to collect urine to be dried into fertiliser pellets. Read full article here

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