Human waste an asset to economy, environment, study finds
Guest, Trimmer, Miller
Left to right: Guest, Trimmer, and Miller
Photo by L. Brian Stauffer
July 8, 2019

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Human waste might be an unpleasant public health burden, but scientists at the University of Illinois see sanitation as a valuable facet of global ecosystems and an overlooked source of nutrients, organic material and water. Their research is reported in the journal Nature Sustainability.

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