I know what you're thinking, they must be crappy bricks. But you would be wrong. These bricks are as strong as any other brick, if not stronger.

Bricklaying brick wall
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Actually, human feces only accounts for about a quarter of the brick material. The rest of the brick is made from traditional clay. Sh*tting bricks has become a reality, I guess.


There are two major benefits to making these brick from human waste. First, it will lend some relief to the overflow of sewage treatment facilities. Secondly, the less clay that has to be used will cutback on the detrimental impact on the environment and, believe it or not, we are running out of sand to not only make bricks but stuff like computer chips, etc.

These bricks were tested against traditional bricks and were found to be sturdy and able to hold up to any existing stringent building regulations. I sh*t you not.

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