Composition Of Humanure

Fecal Material 0.3-0.6 pounds/person/day (135-270 grams), wet weight

Moisture Content 66-80%

Nitrogen 5-7%

Phosphorous 3-5.4%

Potassium 1-2.5%

Calcium 4-5%

Urine

1.75-2.25 pints per person per day (1.0-1.3 liters)

Moisture 93-96%

Nitrogen 15-19%

Phosphorous 2.5-5%

Carbon 11-17%

Table 3.4

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