Using urine from school UDDTs as fertiliser for apple and cherry trees in Gansu Province, China - update on a successful business

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Re: Using urine from school UDDTs as fertiliser for apple and cherry trees in Gansu Province, China - update on a successful business

Yes, isn't it great? Scott sent me the mp4 file of the same video this afternoon (600 MB) and I have just finished uploading it to Youtube (SuSanA's Youtube channel). You can watch it here (7 minutes long):



Scott's link above to a Chinese video sharing website shows the same video and is great for people who live in countries where Youtube is banned, like Pakistan and China. However, it has a few seconds of advertising/delay at the beginning.

Dear Scott,

I have given it in Youtube the following description, do you agree with it? Or let me know how to provide more details or a better description. I just added all possible links (also to the full version) that I was aware of.

Urine use in China as fertiliser for apple trees (Scott Chen) - from documentary Urine Superpowers

by Mona Lisa Productions Ltd of France

ARTE aired the Urine Superpowers in Germany and France on 14 November 2014
boutique.arte.tv/f9918-superpouvoirs_uri...uperpouvoirs%20urine

German version available here:
www.arte.tv/guide/de/048171-000/die-beso...issenschaft-vom-urin
The part from China starts at 33:16

For more information:
forum.susana.org/forum/categories/175-fo...-successful-business


Should I also add the link to your website where people can order your apples??

The video is superbly made. I am so glad you were allowed to cut out this China segment from the long documentary on urine super powers and put it online. Who did the Chinese sub-titles for you?

And those scenes that were shot at the school: amazing how all these school children stand and sit like soldiers, so disciplined and quiet... Would never be possible with German school children - ha! :-)

The video clip said you are now a celebrity in China... Is that true? Can you tell us examples of your celebrity status? Are you often in the media? Perhaps you should also use twitter by the way (oh, probably also banned in China, I am sorry).

I wish we had more people from China on the forum, too. Keep up the great work!

Greetings,
Elisabeth

P.S. See related thread where this documentary was discussed on the forum here:
forum.susana.org/forum/categories/173-ur...93-urine-documentary

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Re: Using urine from school UDDTs as fertiliser for apple and cherry trees in Gansu Province, China - update on a successful business

Dear Elisabeth:
Thank you for your patience to chase me for the documentary and the effort to uploading it to Youtube.

The description is good enough just for protecting the copyrights of Mona Lisa Productions Ltd.

Your idea of putting my apples site, item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a230r.1.14....il&from=profile_shop , is very good also. But, no people outside Chian can purchase it before I apply the export documents.

How famous I am? Now, I have over 25,000 fans and 6000 customers..over 30 newspapers,radio and magazines interviewed me since 2011. In the media, I am known as Mr. Toilet and Mr. Apple..

I have become more recognized by local experts after my Berlin speech on March 4th.

One famous Buinding Science Acacamy even invitied me to their company to tell them my story and they paid me 5,000 RMB last week.

My apples price and cherries price is almost the highest in China, at least twice higher than those organic apples in the bio-shops of Paris.

My strawberries is 120 RMB per kilo.

On April 18th, the former president of China Environment Institute, Professor Xia Qing made a statement to the audience that I have started China Toilet Revolution and circular economy far before the top leaders' call for toilet revolution in China.

best wishes
Scott

Did I answer all your questions?

best wishes
Scott

Chen Xiang Yang, an apple dealer,is growing apples and cherries with the human waste collected from 31 school UDDTs donated by SOHO China Foundation, based in Tianshui City, Gansu Province , China. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel:0086 151 9380 3972
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Re: Using urine from school UDDTs as fertiliser for apple and cherry trees in Gansu Province, China - update on a successful business

Scott,

I recently utilized the excerpt that focuses on you in the the Mona Lisa Production documentary called " Urine Superpowers " for prerecorded video testimony that I created and presented to the House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources of the Vermont (USA) legislature as part of my testimony on behalf of H.375, a bill that seeks to expand and incentivize the use of ecological toilets (UDDTs and composting toilets) and onsite greywater systems.*

Because I couldn't be certain of the acoustics of the room where the presentation will be shown or the quality of people's hearing who will see it, I added English subtitles to the portions of the film where you speak in English. I wanted to make sure that everyone who watches the presentation understands every word you say.

Thereafter, and for purely educational purposes, I uploaded the English subtitled version to YouTube to further spread the news of your excellent urine-to-fertilizer project. Here is the link to that version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8MlbvlLe7k

I made sure to provide as much information as I could as to the provenance of the excerpt and also the documentary from which it was pulled. I am only interested in promoting your work and I hope that the information I provided in the notes section of the video quells any concern over copyright.

Thank you again for your dedication. :)


* See this thread for more information about this bill:
forum.susana.org/forum/categories/142-go...stems-in-vermont-usa

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Re: Using urine from school UDDTs as fertiliser for apple and cherry trees in Gansu Province, China - update on a successful business

KaiMikkel:
Thank you for using my story as the testimony for the bill.
Actually, my work is not widely appreciated by the policy makers in China although the people are supporting me.
Some major schorlars are telling our learders and peoples that the centralized waste water treatment plants are the most mordern technology in the western world..
Hundres of billions money have been throwing in the water business...without and obvious improvement.
If you had successfully have the bill passed, please let me know and I would use it as an example to tell my government and people to treausre our tradional agriculturel practices.
It is a pity that I can not view the Youtube document..as it is banned in China.
I would be very appreciated if you could send me the file to my email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
best wishes
Scott

Chen Xiang Yang, an apple dealer,is growing apples and cherries with the human waste collected from 31 school UDDTs donated by SOHO China Foundation, based in Tianshui City, Gansu Province , China. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel:0086 151 9380 3972
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Re: Using urine from school UDDTs as fertiliser for apple and cherry trees in Gansu Province, China - update on a successful business

Scott - It's on its way! :)

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