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Joseph Jenkins

Joseph Jenkins has composted humanure at his home in Pennsylvania since 1979, while raising a family. During that time he has developed an extraordinary depth of insight into the processes involved. His easy writing style, thorough research, and execrable humor have caused his self-published books to be published on three continents and circulated around the world. Jenkins has received three national awards for his books and has been a finalist in seven other book award competitions. More information can be found on his website.

    Joseph's Books

    The Humanure Handbook

    A Guide to Composting Human Manure

    Everything you ever wanted to know about composting human waste. Jenkins gives an immense amount of information on purchasing, building, and just knowing more about composting toilets.

    Balance Point

    Searching for a Spiritual Missing Link

    A story of a journey of a nephew following his deceased aunt's lifetime of work to preserve the environment.

    The Slate Roof Bible

    Understanding, Installing, and Restoring the World's Finest Roof, 2nd Edition

    Completely revised, greatly expanded and updated version of the award-winning The Slate Roof Bible, with six new chapters and 330 color photos and drawings. The down-home style of Joseph Jenkins converts potentially tedious subjects like slate geology, roof safety, tools, installation, and repairs into readable delights.


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