Alva Review-Courier -

Massachusetts agricultural festival to recycle human urine


September 6, 2017

ORANGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts agricultural festival already known for its sustainable practices is taking it one step further this year by collecting and recycling human urine.

Organizers of the North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival tell The Telegram & Gazette ( ) the urine will eventually fertilize hay in the field in Orange on which the event is held.

Founder Deborah Habib says the festival scheduled for Sept. 23 and 24 attracts more than 10,000 people, yet only produces three bags of trash.

Habib hopes to collect about 1,200 gallons of urine.

The Rich Earth I...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021