Reduce, reuse and recycle is a great economic recipe– even on the moon.
European researchers, together with The European Space Agency, reached for the moon, literally, when thinking about ways to build astronauts’ work and sleeping quarters on the planet.
Reduce shipping costs, they thought. Shop locally, they thought.
Turns out this was a good concept.
What they found is that part of the human pee – urea – makes a good mix together with the planet’s rock powder.
All you need now is a 3D printer bringing your building material into shape.
Seems like it’s never lunar-tic to think about waste.