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Comment: What do you know of the rumor that grapes grown in Chile are
fertilzed with human excrement? If this is true, what danger might it
represent to consumers?

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Why? wouldnt commercial fertalizer be alot cheaper?

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The scuttlebutt on poop.

My father-in-law made one of these toilets. He says it amazingly doesn't stink at all.

I'll believe it when I don't smell it.

ETA: It looks like you've got to do something to kill the pathogens in the waste. Modern sewer systems use chemicals. This Humanure method uses hot composting.

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You'd count billions and billions of stars, And billions and billions of planets.

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