A unique DIY project in Chicago offers a way to recapture value from waste.

We all look for ways that we can improve the efficiency of recycling and waste management. While we’ve recently profiled some projects that look to convert human waste into alternative energy (or whiskey), there may be one simple alternative that allows for us to use these resources with just a touch of help from nature.

Recognizing that current waste management systems often treat human waste as by-product to be eradicated, Humble Pile Chicago initiated their “Humanure” project to demonstrate that waste can be converted to something useful . re.

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