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U.N. Study Examines Potential Profitability Of Turning Human Waste Into Energy Resource

TIME: How Poop Can Be Worth $9.5 Billion
“…[A]ccording to a smart study by a United Nations think tank on water, environment and health, there may be a simple — and profitable — solution: turn human waste from a disposal problem to an energy resource. … The U.N. report estimates that globally, human waste converted to fuel could have a value of about $9.5 billion…” (Kluger, 11/3).

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