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Peecycling: could donating your urine to farmers help feed the world?

By The Guardian

20 Jun 2022 · 2 min read

Editor's Note

An average adult can produce enough pee in a year to grow 145 kg of wheat. Could it be a new way to address the fertilizer shortage? One city in the US seems to think so.

Name: Peecycling.

Age: As a term, dates to about 2006; as a practice, centuries old.

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