Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold : The Lore and Logic of Using Urine to Grow Plants

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A humorous guide to fertilizing your plants for free!

Nitrogen pollution of lakes, rivers, and oceans by human urine is a growing problem. Liquid Gold shows how urine can safely be used to grow food, fuel, fiber, and beautiful landscapes while protecting the environment and providing free and safe fertilizer. Featuring a short history of urine use--from ritual to medicinal and even culinary--and many whimsical illustrations, this great bathroom reader is an ideal gift for irreverent gardeners, homeowners, campers, environmentalists, and anyone who urinates.

Carol Steinfeld is a writer, urinal designer, and ecological wastewater consultant.

Malcolm Wells is a well-known illustrator and author specializing in underground architecture.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 142 x 218 x 10mm | 142g
  • Gabriola Island, United States
  • English
  • 0966678311
  • 9780966678314
  • 504,324

About Carol Steinfeld

Carol Steinfeld is a writer, researcher, and program designer who specializes in ecological resource management solutions. She is the co-author of 3 books on wastewater management. As project director for Ecowaters, a nonprofit public information project, she conducts workshops worldwide. Malcolm Wells is a well-known illustrator, draftsman, lecturer, cartoonist, columnist and the author of several books. Trained as an architect, Mac has been a tireless promoter of earth-sheltered houses for over 40 years.
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