“Once sewage is drained of water, treated, and dried – what the heck do you do with it?
Well, some of it ends up as fertiliser, but a massive 30 percent of our poop leftovers are” sent to landfill to rot, or just sits in storage. What a waste.
Especially when, according to researchers from Australia’s RMIT University, using these ‘biosolids’ in bricks could be a surprisingly effective way of repurposing all that former sludge.
Making biosolids into bricks “is a practical and sustainable proposal for recycling all the leftover biosolids worldwide,” the team write in their new paper.”