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The humanure handbook : a guide to composting human manure

Author: Joseph C Jenkins
Publisher: Grove City, PA : Jenkins Pub., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., completely rev., expanded and updatedView all editions and formats
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"Humanure; waste or resource? Joseph Jenkins boldly steps where no author has gone before. Considered by many a "moving" book, The Humanure Handbook will surprise you with its timely relevance, delight you with its humor, and impress you with its thorough research. Full of "eye-candy" illustrations, practical information, history, philosophy, and science, it addresses an issue relevant to each and every human being  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jenkins, Joseph C.
Humanure handbook.
Grove City, PA : Jenkins Pub., ©1999
(OCoLC)671515145
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph C Jenkins
ISBN: 0964425890 9780964425897
OCLC Number: 42382146
Description: 302 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: 0. The Beginning --
1. Crap Happens --
2. Waste Not Want Not --
3. Microhusbandry --
4. Deep SH*T --
5. A Day in the Life of a Turd --
6. Composting Toilets and Systems. Worldwide Sources of Composting Toilets --
7. Worms and Disease --
8. The Tao of Compost --
9. Alternative Graywater Systems --
10. The End is Near --
App. 1. Temperature Conversions --
App. 2. Sources of Wetland Plants --
App. 3. US State Regulations.
Responsibility: by Joseph C. Jenkins.

Abstract:

"Humanure; waste or resource? Joseph Jenkins boldly steps where no author has gone before. Considered by many a "moving" book, The Humanure Handbook will surprise you with its timely relevance, delight you with its humor, and impress you with its thorough research. Full of "eye-candy" illustrations, practical information, history, philosophy, and science, it addresses an issue relevant to each and every human being on Planet Earth."--Jacket.

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Saving the world, one flush at a time

by libmark (WorldCat user published 2010-03-17) Very Good Permalink

My father-in-law set up the system described in Jenkin's book about four years ago. I thought it was going to be an abysmal failure but after seeing it in action (and not smelling a thing) and seeing the wheelbarrow loads of beautiful compost that he was producing for his garden, I decided to...
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