EcoSan video focusing on Urine as Fertilizer

Mon, 19Oct2009

Here is great video showing  how the EcoSan toilet works, stressing:
1 You don’t need water to us  an EcoSan toilet, saving a precious resource
2  There is a huge benefit to use urine as a fertilizer

The video the workings of toilet itself. What I find wonderful is  that  this video  explains  & shows the full sequence of steps taken to  after urination to get the urine onto the the field as fertilizer. This is followed by a wonderful comparison of crop yields comparing side by side  fields, on fertilized with urine the other fertilized with commercial fertilizer.  The fields  fertilized with urine did better than the commercial fertilizers and at NO COST!!!! The video is in English and the location is Ethiopia. Several local experts are use to explain particular points.

Title Urine Diversion Toilets: advantages and use agriculture
a brief Ecosan Documentary by Andreas Wilkin c 2008
produced for the ROSA project
contact Franziska Meinzinger  f.meinzinger   @
Technische Universitat Hamburg-Harburg TUHH
(Hamburg University of Technology)

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  1. ghettoblackify
    Mon, 19Oct2009 at 3:34 am

    that sounds intriguing

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