The Latest Tree Saver: People-Poo Paper

 

In case you poop on the floor (Photo credit: rick)

The growing number of green innovations that transform human waste into a renewable and profitable source of energy continue to impress me. A couple of weeks ago, I discovered that Israeli entrepreneur and CEO of Applied CleanTech (ACT), Rafael Aharon, has developed a system that uses people poo to produce paper.

I have heard of natural, recycled and odorless paper products made from poop of various fiber-eating vegetarian animals such as elephants, cows, horses, moose, pandas, and donkeys, but paper produced from people poop? This was something new …read more