Liquid Gold: The Lore and Logic of Using Urine to Grow Plants

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Nitrogen pollution of lakes, rivers, and oceans by human urine is a growing problem. Liquid Gold shows how urine can safely be used to grow food, fuel, fiber, and beautiful landscapes while protecting the environment and providing free and safe fertilizer. Featuring a short history of urine use—from ritual to medicinal and even culinary—and many whimsical illustrations, this great bathroom reader is an ideal gift for irreverent gardeners, homeowners, campers, environmentalists, and anyone who urinates.

Carol Steinfeld is a writer, urinal designer, and ecological wastewater consultant.

Malcolm Wells is a well-known illustrator and author specializing in underground architecture.

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Carol Steinfeld is a writer, researcher, and program designer who specializes in ecological resource management solutions. She is the co-author of 3 books on wastewater management. As project director for Ecowaters, a nonprofit public information project, she conducts workshops worldwide. Malcolm Wells is a well-known illustrator, draftsman, lecturer, cartoonist, columnist and the author of several books. Trained as an architect, Mac has been a tireless promoter of earth-sheltered houses for over 40 years.

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Description du livre GREEN BOOKS, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. État : New. Malcolm Wells (illustrateur). 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Don t flush it down the loo--! Save your pee and fertilize your garden! Because it is not recycled, our urine is wasted and pollutes the water system. Yet it could provide 50 -100 of the nutrients needed to grow our food. Use your pee to make a liquid manure: recycle, save water and energy, and prevent pollution, all at the same time! In the 19th century you could sell your urine for a penny a bucket-- or 1.5 pennies if you were a redhead. Early Romans used urine as mouthwash. In some cultures, urine is used to clean wounds and as a health tonic. Urine can be used in curing leather, and as a tattoo pigment. Discover the delights of the urine-diverting composting toilet, the activists urinal, and the urinal for women; find out about customs and rituals connected with urine, the science and technology of its use, and profiles of liquid gold at work all over the world in farms and gardens. Take to the fresh air when nature calls and fertilize your garden for free with Carol Steinfeld s entertaining and fact-filled book!. N° de réf. du libraire AAO9781903998489

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Description du livre Green Books, 2004. État : New. 2004. 2Rev Ed. Paperback. Discover the delights of the urine-diverting composting toilet, the activistsa urinal, and the urinal for women; find out about customs and rituals connected with urine, the science and technology of its use, and profiles of liquid gold at work all over the world in farms and gardens. Illustrator(s): Wells, Malcolm. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations, b&w colour plates. BIC Classification: TVKF; WM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 141 x 9. Weight in Grams: 176. . . . . . . N° de réf. du libraire V9781903998489

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