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How Human Waste Becomes Energy and Then Money


Science & Tech  (tags: waste, energy, environment, concept, design, research, health, economy, energy, GoodNews )

Marty
- 966 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
With 2.6 billion people on Earth lacking basic sanitation, Sanergy's simple concept of capturing human waste and converting it to energy, jobs and revenue has legs.



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Douglas S. (1)
Sunday January 8, 2012, 6:59 am
Noted and thank you!
 

Katherine Head (34)
Sunday January 8, 2012, 7:48 am
Noted, thanks! Very interesting!
In return, could everyone please visit my petition at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/ask-cherokee-to-close-cruel-bear-pits/
I need lots of people to sign!
And thanks again for sharing!
 

. (0)
Sunday January 8, 2012, 10:19 am
Bio-waste is not the answer. It's a pollutant to the air when burned.

Will sign your petition, Katherine.
 

Iona Kentwell (134)
Sunday January 8, 2012, 4:30 pm
It makes sense to use it, if there is one thing we have a lot of it's human ......excrement! The trick is, as always, to make the most of the resource in the most beneficial way to the environment.
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Monday January 9, 2012, 3:02 am
I agree with Iona comments.Thanks Organic..Signed Katherine petition..
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Monday January 9, 2012, 3:34 am
Noted -Thank you Organic.
for Katherine: i Signed your petition. ty
 

. (0)
Monday January 9, 2012, 4:56 am
A wonderfully simple idea, thank you for posting.
 

jayasri amma (10)
Monday January 9, 2012, 5:20 am
Noted and thank you
 

John Gregoire (255)
Monday January 9, 2012, 5:36 am
If only we could mandate the process on factory farms here in the US!
 

. (0)
Monday January 9, 2012, 9:10 am
noted, thanks
 

Sue Matheson (70)
Monday January 9, 2012, 1:56 pm
noted with thanks.
 

Stuart Thomas (506)
Monday January 9, 2012, 2:02 pm
Noted. WOW, what an incredible idea!
 

Nimue P. (233)
Monday January 9, 2012, 4:42 pm
A great idea if it works. Noted thanks.
 

Carmen S. (611)
Monday January 9, 2012, 5:27 pm
noted, thanks for sharing this, Organic
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday January 9, 2012, 6:17 pm
Combining use of methane and other waste products as fuel with extensive planting and growth of carbon-absorbing plants like trees, industrial hemp, bambú, and other fast-growing vegetation would be a possible answer.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday January 9, 2012, 7:26 pm
Thanks for this article.
 

Elize Labuschagne (190)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:30 am
Humans always seem to be causing sh*t or are in the sh*t. Ironic.
 
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