Tag: night soil

10 Ways that Human Waste Isn’t Waste at All

You can find this short essay (or academic listicle?!?) in the latest issue of Anthropology News, which explores research on waste. Kawa (2022) Anthropology News – 10 waysDownload

Night Soil and the Metabolic Rift

Our latest article is out, which examines the history and cross-cultural management of human waste (or “night soil”) as an agricultural resource. The paper grew out of a…