Apr 28, January rated it really liked it Shelves: It offers very real solutions to many of the environmental problems affecting our world today. I believe people can and will, but I'm not sure this is the book to do it. If you have any reason to be interested in waste management and have the cognitive capacity to exercise discernment, I recommend reading, at least portions of, this book. Nov 26, Desiree rated it really liked it.
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I am an avid composter although admittedly not of my humanure and would like to add here that perhaps the most beneficial aspect of compost is the sense of self worth and satisfaction one feels when helping organic elements complete their natural cycle and become dirt again. Be the first to ask a uandbook about The Humanure Handbook.
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Let's talk about poo. Earth will be a better place to live if we all practice the principles taught in Humanure Handbook. No way in hell, you say? If anyone should wish to criticize my praise for this handblok, please do so with A proof that the system advocated by humanurd author would not work, or B a system that would be more hygienic and more effecti The most beautiful book ever written about shit. This book is definitely for the environmentally conscious handobok who cares for the future of this planet.
Screw a toilet seat to it. The Humanure Handbook was a much more engaging read than I expected, and will long affect my views on waste and the proper usage of that word. Will apply the learnings on our farm.
Humanure Handbook Kindle Edition. Returning all organic residues resulting from crop production to the soil, including animal and human residues, should be axiomatic to organic agriculture, although it is not.
I think about this book all the time. After polluting our water with our excrement, we flush the polluted water "away", meaning we probably don't know where it goes, nor do we care.
Copper and Stainless Fasteners. Different than the direct application of "night so This book was a surprising eye opener to me. If it's only your poo and your family's poo and none of you have intestinal parasites, tapeworms, etc.
Feb 18, Jeremy rated it it was amazing. There are almost seven billion defecating people on planet Earth, but few who have any clue about how to constructively handle the burgeoning mountain of human crap.
The author's main composting method is a 2-bin compost system is the backyard through with the use of a sawdust toilet- basically a 5-gallon bucket and a ready supply of organic 'biofilter' covering material to keep flies out and smells neutralized- that once full is emptied into the compost bin along with food scraps and more cover material to create an environment where thermophilic bacteria can thrive to do their work. No trivia or quizzes yet. This book gives compelling and detailed testimony as to why humanure should be constructively recycled:.
Too many people think that only certain items can be composted or that fresh water for their toilet will always be in plentiful supply.
Spreading the resulting humus over his garden for 25 years has also proven that the product is an effective source of fertilizer for agriculture destined to human consumption.
In fact, the human race is looking a lot like a disease -- comprised of organisms excessively multiplying, mindlessly consuming, and generating waste with little regard for the health and well-being of its host -- planet Earth. The Organic Gardener's Handbook. Where are the Toilets when Disaster Strikes? Full buckets are transferred to a well constructed compost pile where the material is processed at high temperatures.
Did I confuse you? Nice quote from the author The world is divided into two categories of people: And put that on a garden?
Humanure Handbook, 3rd Edition
After I read this book I bought 2 more copies to give away. This is a good thing given it is dealing with that very scary subject - human poop.
Apr 19, Jeremy Kinney rated it it was amazing.