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Green Wine Guide:: by Sami Grover, Carrboro, NC, USA on 06.20.11 The idea of urine separation to ward off peak f...

Posted over at design site Tuvie, the When Nature Calls urinal is in the concepting stages right now. While us TreeHuggers may focus on the tantalizing idea of resource efficiency and offsetting fertilizer needs, the primary motivation of the designer seems to be making public toilets a more pleasant place to be, and pee: By setting up the restroom in pod format with 4 urinals on every pod, the users can enjoy more space and privacy. This system as well paves way for both peeing and watering the plants. Approved by a professor of toxicology, the project employs 3 processes. The urine thus collected is filtered, which is then used for the plants. Peeing, besides being a waste process becomes a nurturing one, which appears to be a great advantage here. This idea will certainly make the very notion of urination a better experience. We're not the only ones to wonder if this co...

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Posted over at design site Tuvie, the When Nature Calls urinal is in the concepting stages right now. While us TreeHuggers...

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