The Wastewater Gardener
Preserving the Planet One Flush at A Time!Book - 2014 | First edition
Mark Nelson, PhD, takes us on a global expedition to learn how we are wasting the world's dwindling supplies of fresh water by flushing away a very valuable resource, our own human wastes! A founding director of the Institute of Ecotechnics, Dr. Nelson has worked for several decades in closed ecological system research. As one of eight brave souls enclosed in the pioneering Biosphere 2 experiment, he realized how essential the proper re-use of human waste is to the health of the planet. This led to what Dr. Nelson calls a life-long love affair with constructed wetlands, where he discovered an important solution to some of our trickiest global dilemmas: Wastewater Gardens. While the problems covered in this book are very serious, Dr. Nelson's approach to the subject makes for a delightful, down-to-earth read.
Publisher: Santa Fe, NM : Synergetic Press, 
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: viii, 206 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Preserving the planet one flush at a time!