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  • Study: Human wastewater valuable to global agriculture, economics

    Civil and environmental engineering professor Jeremy Guest, left, and graduate student John Trimmer evaluated the feasibility of using human-derived waste as a safe and valuable nutrient commodity.

    Civil and environmental engineering professor Jeremy Guest, left, and graduate student John Trimmer evaluated the feasibility of using human-derived waste as a safe and valuable nutrient commodity.

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  • Editor's notes: To reach Jeremy Guest, call 217-244-9247; jsguest@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Recirculation of human-derived nutrients from cities to agriculture across six continents” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1038/s41893-018-0118-9