01 Sep '14, 10am

Brilliant straw bale urinal turns festival-goers' pee into compost!

Brilliant straw bale urinal turns festival-goers' pee into compost!

The big bale of straw may look more appropriate for a farm yard than a music festival, but Faltazi outfits each bale with a plastic funnel and receptacle system, with urinals spaced comfortably enough around the hay. The funnel channels the incoming urine away from its donor’s sneakers and pant legs, and into the center of the straw bale, where the nitrogen begins to mesh with the carbon of the hay. Around six to twelve months later, the decomposition process will have meshed the two together enough to create a rich mound of compostable humus.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/l-uritonnoir-turns-festival-goers-pe...

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