Definitions

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  • noun Human excrement that is recycled via composting for agricultural or other purposes.

Etymologies

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Blend of human and manure

Examples

  • "The collected human waste is commonly referred to as humanure and ecological fertiliser," the report said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • Composting ToiletsSo you're already a fan of composting, but are you ready to make the leap to composting human waste (aka humanure)?

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

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  • "Humanure, on the other hand, when kept out of the sewers, collected as a resource material, and properly processed (composted), makes a fine agricultural resource suitable for food crops. When we combine our manure with other organic materials such as our food discards, we can achieve a blend that is irresistible to certain very beneficial microorganisms."

    - 'The Humanure Handbook'.

    April 16, 2008

  • When the comment below was excerpted on the front page, it was truncated right after "we can achieve a blend that is irresistible." I was like, "I can resist."

    April 16, 2008

  • To be sure.

    Bilby, shouldn't that book go on the loony titles list (sionnach's, I think)?

    April 16, 2008

  • Actually sounds like Specific Excrement to me. Bugger, so hard to get on that list, the guardian is as mean as catshit.

    April 16, 2008

  • As much as I don't like to think about the concept of humanure, the fact that there's a humanure handbook amuses me to no end.

    April 16, 2008

  • Well, I might have put it there, but someone said something nasty about the guardian, so...

    p.s. Catshit doesn't count. Nyah.

    p.p.s. The ad on this page was a Target "Expect More. Pay Less." ad for a Compost Bin. HA!

    April 17, 2008

  • It's a Home Composting Revolution!

    April 17, 2008