The Dr. Pooper Papers
Make America Peeable Again: The Great Urinal Debate That Wasn't
Could the US finally have a politician with an uncanny familiarity with human wastes that enables them to usher in compost toilets across the nation?
Jan 13, 2017 • 4 min read •
Make America Poopable Again: The Great Toilet Debate That Wasn't
The solution to the transgender restroom debate lies in the question affecting us all: What do we do with our effluents as industrial civilisation collapses?
Jul 11, 2016 • 14 min read •
Book Review | The Scoop On Poop
Dan Chiras: “The most affluent have become the most effluent”; Dr. Pooper: "You humans have big brains, but you've got even bigger assholes"
Jul 1, 2016 • 7 min read •
How Sustainable Can Cities Be When They Can't Even Deal With Their Own Shit?
Cities of all sizes are built upon sewage systems based on an array of fossil fuel inputs – and the levees are starting to overflow
Aug 11, 2015 • 6 min read •
The Apex of Industrialism: Manufactured Fake Shit
Since money is a proxy for energy, it might be thought that energy makes the world go round. Truth be told, it's actually shit that makes the world go round
Jun 2, 2015 • 7 min read •
To Poop or Not to Poop, That is Not a Question
Human wastes and animal manures have been replaced with petrochemical fertilizers, themselves dependent on fossil fuels. It's time we re-think this shit
May 26, 2015 • 5 min read •