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Is human waste OK to use for compost or fertilizer?

Is human waste OK to use for compost or fertilizer? | Brian's Science and Technology | Scoop.it
Any farmer will tell you that when it comes to efficiently growing food, compost is “black gold”. But some fear that fertilizer or compost made from human waste could be at risk of containing heavy metals, pathogens, or pharmaceuticals causing many environmentalists to consider it unsafe for enhancing plant growth. Others however, counter that contaminants are already part of our environment – they’re in the soil, water, and food we currently consume – and compost made from human wastes is no more unsafe than the soil that our food is already grown in. Fact is, no scientific evidence currently exists proving either stance is right or wrong. http://wildernessarena.com/food-water-shelter/food-food-water-shelter/farming/is-human-feces-waste-ok-for-compost-fertilizer
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Build a cheap min-greenhouse out of old shelving units

Build a cheap min-greenhouse out of old shelving units | Brian's Science and Technology | Scoop.it
A greenhouse is great for starting off young seedlings or growing plants year-round. By utilizing transparent barriers around the greenhouse framework, solar radiation is allowed to enter the greenhouse (heating it up) while retaining heat and moisture needed for optimal plant growth. Here’s how to build a simple, and cheap, mini-greenhouse using an old shelving unit and clear polycarbonate roofing material. http://wildernessarena.com/food-water-shelter/food-food-water-shelter/farming/build-cheap-min-greenhouse-shelving-units
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