Worried about fecal mixing? According to the World Health Organization, if you store urine at room temperature for six months, it will self-sanitize enough that you could safely apply it directly to raw produce. Not that we’re advising it.

If you get past the ick factor, a few reasons stand out. Think about how much water we’d save if we diverted urine and didn’t have to flush our toilets so frequently. Plus, we’d save money on the water bill.