Our current ways of getting rid of sewage poison the great bodies of natural water, and rob the land around our buildings of the nutrients they need.


Arrange all toilets over a dry composting chamber. Lead organic garbage chutes to the same chamber, and use the combined products for fertilizer.

… the garden is a valuable part of the house, because it can help you grow fruit and vegetables - Fruit Trees (170), Vegetable Garden (177). But it can only flourish if it gets nourishment; and this nourishment, in the form of compost, can only be created when the garbage and the wastes from the individual houses and House Cluster (37) and from the Animals (74) are properly organized.

Add to the effect of dry composting by re-using waste water; run all water drains into the garden to irrigate the soil; use organic soap - Bathing Room (144)

Reference for full-text of Pattern: p. 822medium-confidence