For years you’ve been flushing money down the toilet, all because you were taught that’s what you were supposed to do after you pooped. Well, turns out you were misled. Instead of waving it good-bye, you could’ve sold what you made and funded your college education. New from IFLScience! – You Can Sell Your Poop For $13k Per Year And Help Science!
According to the article, “the non-profit company OpenBiome is actually paying for stool samples in order to create lifesaving fecal transplant treatments for those infected with Clostridium difficile, a bacteria which is highly resistant to antibiotics.” Click on the link for the juicy details, including how much you could make for doing what comes naturally.
During the course of my treatment for Ulcerative Colitis, I was both tested for C. difficile, and informed about fecal transplants as a treatment option…if all else failed. Thankfully I’m not at that point. Yet. So while OpenBiome might not be interested in my unicorn poop, do spread the word. Your chocolate treasure might be worth its weight in gold.