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Composting at Home Helps Save the Environment

Compost at home to save the environment

What a simple step to have a remarkably beneficial effect on the environment. Composting your food scraps at home produces healthy soil. But thrown in the garbage they are tightly compacted and so decompose without oxygen creating methane gas – “a greenhouse gas with 23 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide.”

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement

An important alert about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. President Obama is trying to get the Fast Track authority so he can negotiate and finalize the agreement without input from Congress or American … Read the rest

More than One Way to Utilize Human Urine as Fertilizer

Before reading this article be sure to review these articles first:

Unending Source of Free Fertilizer

Proper Application of Human Urine as Fertilizer for Gardens


Human Urine Application Possibilities

Diluted Urine

Apply diluted urine to the soil. Work it into the top layers of soil to prevent loss of nitrogen from converting to ammonia gas and evaporating away. The soil organisms help neutralize any rare pathogens that may be in the urine. Water the plants after applying the urine.


Undiluted Urine on a Layer of Mulch Around the Plants

The mulch helps convert the nitrogen in the urine … Read the rest

Proper Application of Human Urine as Fertilizer for Gardens

So you’ve read Unending Source of Free Fertilizer and you’re excited about fertilizing your garden with your own urine which is a free, abundant and unending source of liquid nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.


Don’t start spreading your pee around until you have read the following precautions and guidelines. Also be sure to review the health precautions in an Unending Source of Free Fertilizer.


How much urine to apply to the soil/plants

Have you ever been frustrated by dogs choosing your nice green lawn as their urinating place? What’s the frustration – yellow spots in your beautiful grass … Read the rest