Economy

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Collecting and recycling urine saves money and supports local economies by:

The economic benefits are clear, but peecycling involves infrastructure investments and operating costs. What would these costs be? Can we afford them? Will it cost more or less than what we do right now?

Urine Diversion can be a much more cost-effective method for removing Nitrogen from wastewater.

Urine diversion can be a much more cost-effective method for removing nitrogen from wastewater.

At the Rich Earth Institute, we explore all aspects of peecycling—urine collection, transport, treatment and farm application. As we implement and expand our first-in-the-nation community-scale urine recycling project, we weigh all associated expenses and aim to develop the most affordable methods for urine diversion at a variety of scales.

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