Water out, shit in: Innovating & phasing the resource-recovery based sanitation system

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Large quantity of resources will flow through urban area to support the living, and most of them end up in urban waste streams. Current sanitation system could not effectively recover resources from urban waste, as it was designed with an aim to remove waste(water) as far away and as fast as possible. Moreover, urban waste streams are often highly heterogeneous, making the recovery difficult. Novel sanitation system that is designed for maximizing resource recovery from urban waste streams is required and envisioned.