The Owner Built Home and Homestead: Human Composting Privy
Ken Kern shares information and plans to build a human composting privy using aerobic composting methods for the homestead.
The "healthful" aspects must be considered. It can be factually stated that the conventional water toilet is not healthful. The high sitting position is artificial and unhygienic.
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Our society not only legalizes pollutive unsanitary disposal methods, it also outlaws an improved nutrition—an essential factor in prevention of disease—which is obtained when excreta wastes are returned to agricultural lands as plant nutrients.