Scientists Grow Mushrooms in Dirty Diapers

Scientists Grow Mushrooms in Dirty Diapers

Mushrooms grown in used diapers may reduce waste by more than 80 percent.

The average baby burns through more than 8,000 diapers before potty training, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. With each wet nappy weighing in at around 8 ounces, that’s more than two tons of slow-to-degrade garbage added to the landfill. And with over 4 million babies a year born in the U.S. alone according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the waste is staggering.

“The main objective is to get rid of diapers to avoid damaging the environment more,” she explained in the statement. “However, the mushrooms could be used as food supplement for cattle.”

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I dont know what to say about this but more then it sounds weary good for the environment.

1 thought on “Scientists Grow Mushrooms in Dirty Diapers”

  1. That good more ways to do with dirty diapers who knows it could be used as fuel for automobile next if so

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