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The Toilet Papers: Recycling Waste and Conserving Water

By: Sim Van der Ryn and Wendell Berry

127 pages, B/w photos & illus

Chelsea Green

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #45693 | ISBN: 1890132586
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About this book

With a foreword by Wendell Berry. Now back in print after many years, this book is an informative and inspiring book that looks at how people have dealt with human wastes through the centuries. It also describes designs for toilets that reduce water consumption and avert the need for expensive treatment systems.


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Biography

Sim Van der Ryn has been a teacher, writer, researcher, and practitioner of design for forty years. A leading authority on ecologically sustainable architecture and design, he is Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1961. As California's State Architect in the 1970s, he initiated landmark programs in energy-efficient building and environmentally appropriate technologies.

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