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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Jenkins Publishing; 3 edition (Sept. 15 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0964425831
  • ISBN-13: 978-0964425835
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.6 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #14,316 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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.This is a cult classic which might strike those without an outhouse as disgusting. But the methods outlined within have the potential to change the ecological fate of the world..--New Yorker Magazine



.Despite all the books on manure and how to use it, human manure composting is not covered elsewhere, making the Humanure Handbook a fine reference for any who would learn these basics. If you're an avid composter, there's nothing like this on the market..--Midwest Book Review



.Finally we have a comprehensive book on recycling human excrement without chemicals, high technology, or pollution. Well written, practical, and thoroughly researched . . ..--Whole Earth Review



.Almost certain to become a classic in its field. This book should be required reading. . . ..--Countryside Journal



.We think The Humanure Handbook ranks right up there with Rachel Carson's Silent Spring . . ..--HortIdeas

About the Author

Joseph Jenkins, who climbed on his first slate roof in 1968 as a roofer’s helper, has since worked on over a thousand slate roofs. He is founder and executive director of the nonprofit Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc., which is itself a member of the Germany-based International Federation for the Roofing Trades. Jenkins is a former board member of the National Slate Association. He conducts presentations about slate roofs in the US coast to coast, as well as internationally, and on radio and TV. Jenkins provides slate roof consulting services nationwide. He also provides roofing books and publications, slate roofing websites, videos, tools, materials and supplies via the internet. His websites include SlateExperts.com, SlateRoofWarehouse.com, and TraditionalRoofing.com. His two sons, who grew up on his roofing crew, now independently provide slate roof contracting services in northwestern Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By CJ on July 24 2014
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Jenkins explains a solution so profound and yet so simple that most minds are repelled. Where I live there is a huge controversy over needed upgrades and new waste-water facilities; numbers from $200 million to $800 million are thrown around on the news updates. I wish I could buy a copy of this book for everyone on city council. Everyone in North America is holding out for some tech-fix to allow us to not change the way we deal with our own sh*t, but the answer is to recover the resource through composting. No infrastructure, electricity, ventilation, or water needed. This author deserves a Nobel Prize.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By DrTopo on May 22 2012
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Amazing book and concept. This book could change the world. I'm really looking forward to try his composting method. Get this book. You can find a lot of info on his website and a good peak at the book.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amy Jordan on Jan. 10 2013
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Finally a book about proper, environmently safe human waste disposal, by someone not afraid to let the humanure hit the fan.
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A great, information dense book, yet easy to read book. The comical artwork and voice of this book remind me of Cody Lundin's way of presenting information. It is astounding what you will learn from this book. Also includes schematics to build your own composting toilet systems and a lot of great pointers. The author has be using the composting system for decades and he gives you all the information you would need to begin composting humanure including troubleshooting.
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My spouse and I are two passionated gardener. We compost everything we can but the idea to compost human manure was foreign to us.This book is great, funny and very informative. This approach to handle human or animal waste made much more sens than what is done right now.
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