paul has a new video  

 



visit the thread.

see the DVDs.

  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Humanure/Composting Toilets?  RSS feed

 
C Smitty
Posts: 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Is humanure, composting toilets a significant source of soil carbon, if it were implemented on a large scale? Is there a carbon sequestration argument to be made for their legality and practice?
 
Eric Toensmeier
Author
Posts: 145
56
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
It's maybe not phase 1 in terms of most likely for rapid adoption but yes absolutely. Application of compost regardless of the raw materials used can increase carbon sequestration in croplands and grasslands. It would be interesting to look at the admissions from our current sewage treatment practices which I imagine are fairly high and contrast them with the potential of composted human manure applied to productive agroecosystems.
 
I'm THIS CLOSE to ruling the world! Right after reading this tiny ad:
Permaculture Playing Cards by Paul Wheaton and Alexander Ojeda
https://permies.com/wiki/57503/digital-market/digital-market/Permaculture-Playing-Cards-Paul-Wheaton
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!