Pee in the shower!

In Brazil there's a movement afoot encouraging households to pee in the shower. They say it can reduce your water consumption by the equivalent of one flush a day, or more than a thousand gallons of water each year.

What else is there to say, really? It saves water. And for your enjoyment--one of my favorite enviro-videos ever. The television ad campaign:

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This is hilarious bit seriously how about just using a water displacement device in the toilet tank. I put 2 1 liter bottles in our tank and save a half a gallon a flush.

It's been almost a year and we haven't had any issues with getting everything down as some may think. It works well give it a try!

Even so this makes more sense than that other trickle-down theory.

Thanks for the humor, some take this stuff far too seriously - some Taxing hotheads are now proposing an extension of the Trickle-up policy [cut revenue today to raise the debt forever

Ha ha. If I ever get a chance to mention shower peeing on air--I'll do my best to incorporate your joke!

When I lived in a house with a lawn I did pee outside, but if it does not rain in a while you have to change your pee locations now and then, or you will be perfectly marking a spot with your scent.

If you don’t have a lawn, but have a bidet, pee in there, and rinse by just a quick opening of the faucet.

If you have a garden just pee in a closed container and use it to fertilize your garden. For males a gallon milk jug works great. You end up with a gallon of rich nutrients in a week. You can also add pee to your compost pile if you have a lot of leaves to compost. The added nitrogen helps the leaves break down and improves the nutrient profile of the compost. We use 5 gallon of urine per pecan tree in our organic pecan orchard.

Urine is also suggested for jellyfish stings. Some component it (probably protein) helps to alleviate the pain and reduce the swelling.

People who become stranded and have no water to drink will die.

Urine IS nutrient rich and it has been proven that people who are stranded without water, if they consume their urine will survive. Those who don't, perish.

I understand the ammonia in urine helps relieve jellyfish stings. At least, that's what I read in Thor Heyerdahl's account of the Kon-Tiki expedition. Some of his crew were stung by jellyfish and used urine to treat them.


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