- SuSanA News Mail March 2013 online March 19, 2013Dear SuSanA members and partners, This monthly e-mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. This e-mail is sent to 3593 subscribers and contains the following topics: 1. Status quo analysis of SuSanA 2008 to 2012 summary now available online 2. Add your voice to the next 5 years of SuSanA 3. The 4C networking campaign 4. Vide […]
- SuSanA News Mail January 2013 online January 31, 2013This monthly e-mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. This e-mail is sent to 3681 subscribers and contains the following topics: 1. SuSanA's sixth Anniversary 2. Bill Melinda Gates Foundation grants now open for discussion on SuSanA forum. Join in! 3. The world we want! The post-2015 WASH sub-consultation 4. Make pos […]
- SuSanA News Mail November 2012 online November 22, 2012The monthly news mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. For more frequent news updates please visit our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/susana.org (http://www.facebook.com/susana.org) or check the SuSanA discussion forum http://www.forum.susana.org (http://www.forum.susana.org). This monthly e-mail informs you about […]
- FSM2 conference in October 2012 in Durban, South Africa November 16, 2012Read more... (http://www.susana.org/lang-en/conference-and-training-materials/materials-of-conferences/2012-conferences/243-2012-conferences/781-fsm2)
- SuSanA News Mail September 2012 online September 16, 2012The monthly news mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. For more frequent news updates please visit our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/susana.org (http://www.facebook.com/susana.org) or check the SuSanA discussion forum http://www.forum.susana.org (http://www.forum.susana.org). This news mail is sent to 3120 subscr […]
- SuSanA News Mail March 2013 online March 19, 2013
- Good question! January 30, 2013The cover of the 10 January issue of The Economist:
- World Toilet Day November 19, 2012Today is World Toilet Day – see here and also ThePublicToilet.com. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in association with Domestos, has released this report which is well worth reading: Toilets for Health.
- No toilet, no bride! November 16, 2012In the UK Daily Mail of 23 October: No toilet? Then no bride − the Indian government's bizarre new campaign to increase indoor lavatories. Well, that’s one way of promoting sanitation!
- Top three toilets? October 31, 2012From the Gates Foundation website (dated 14 August): ‘Bill Gates Names Winners of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge’:California Institute of Technology in the United States received the $100,000 first prize for designing a solar-powered toilet that generates hydrogen and electricity. Loughborough University in the United Kingdom won the $60,000 second place […]
- Agroforestry and arborloos August 8, 2012In a letter to The Economist (28 July 2012) Tony Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, writes that, to reduce hunger and promote food security in the Sahel, agroforestry is the way forward. As he notes, “Trees provide not only ecological resilience but also cash income, energy, environmental services, fodder for animals and nu […]
- Erdos: “World's biggest eco-toilet scheme fails” July 31, 2012“The dry toilets in Inner Mongolia's Daxing eco-community have been quietly replaced after three years of bad smells, health problems and maggots.” Oops! See the full entry in the Guardian Environment Network (30 July 2012).
- Fossas alternas July 30, 2012IRC has on its website a good photo-sequence on how to build a fossa alterna: “This photo story shows you how to construct a fossa alterna, how to empty it and how to process the compost. After 12−18 months of composting it is safe to empty a fossa alterna toilet and use the compost as fertilizer for your garden soil”. Fossas alternas? Read Peter Morgan’s To […]
- Rural sanitation July 27, 2012What Does It Take to Scale Up Rural Sanitation? by Eduardo Perez and published earlier this month by the Water and Sanitation Program is an important document because, as the report’s webpage says, “Today, 2.5 billion people live without access to improved sanitation. … Of those without access to sanitation, 75 percent live in rural areas [emphasis added].” […]
- The 2011 Pumphandle Lecture July 26, 2012Have a look at the John Snow Society’s 2011 Pumphandle Lecture Epidemiology for the Bottom Billion – where there’s not even a pump handle to remove! by Hans Rosling who’s a professor at the Karolinska Institute and also chairman of the Gapminder Foundation. An excellent lecture. Check out the Gapminder videos − you’ll find some pretty stunning ones!Who’s Joh […]
- Global WatSan costs July 26, 2012WHO published in May this year Global costs and benefits of drinking-water supply and sanitation interventions to reach the MDG target and universal coverage by Dr Guy Hutton. Here’s the Overview from the WHO webpage for the report:This report updates previous economic analyses conducted by the World Health Organization, using new WSS coverage rates, costs o […]
- Good question! January 30, 2013
- Re: legislation on the feces used as fertilizer in different countries - by: biscarlos May 24, 2013Well, I searched Ecosanred publications, and experiences in the world and made the subject of UDDT, but still I can not find any official rules, available to validate the feces and urine as fertilizer, for he wanted some data on countries that have legislated on the subject. Unfortunately, the World Health Organization has just issued recommendations, whic […]
- Re: legislation on the feces used as fertilizer in different countries - by: muench May 24, 2013Hello, Well, you only partially answered my questions. What search methods have you used so far and what have you found? Whilst there are plenty of publications on the beneficial use of faeces (and urine) on crop production (see SuSanA library, www.susana.org/library), I am not aware of any specific legislation for it. The closest I can think of are the WHO […]
- Bioelectric Toilets for Waste Treatment and Energy Production (University of Colorado, USA) - by: bioelectric May 24, 2013Dear All, I would like to introduce our technology and systems that are funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. I am an associate professor at University of Colorado, USA, and we are focusing on developing bioelectric toilets that can directly convert human waste and other waste materials to electricity and other chemicals for household and other […]
- Re: Solar Sanitation for Fecal Sludge Management - by: sahidul93 May 24, 2013Yesterday I visited such treatment plant at Meherpur Pourashava, Meherpur, Bangladesh. There was no research, but as a rumor of poisonous bacteria, the plant is going to stopped. The farmers do not use it as manure.
- Re: legislation on the feces used as fertilizer in different countries - by: biscarlos May 24, 2013Hi Elizabeth, I'm looking for information on existing legislation in the world in terms of the use of feces and urine from UDDT's for crop improvement. Mainly looking for these waste parameters required by any national or municipal regulation. This research is being conducted in Chile, to the need to validate the dried feces as a non-harmful to the […]
- Photoactive silicones for self-cleaning and antimicrobial sanitary units (American Environmental Systems, Inc., USA) - by: hmalak May 24, 2013Hello, I would like to introduce you to my GCE Phase-I grant funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which is performed in USA: Title of grant: Photoactive Silicones for Self-Cleaning and Antimicrobial Sanitary Units Subtitle: Always Clean and Microbial Free Sanitary Units Name of lead organization: American Environmental Systems, Inc. Primary cont […]
- Re: Biogas production from digested sewage sludge - by: AquaVerde May 24, 2013I came across a good presentation on Biogas technology a key technology to adjust fluctuating renewable energy sources and to recycle scarce resources from bio-wastes and residues by Prof. Jens Born See developments on ABR technology: Fermenter Technology - M-ABR (combination of fermentation and biofilm) 1. Biogas ABR-technology has a lot of innovative poten […]
- Re: legislation on the feces used as fertilizer in different countries - by: muench May 24, 2013Hello, Please introduce yourself first, give the context of your question (why exactly do you ask), explain the search methods you have used so far, and list what you have found so far. Once you have explained all that, then I am sure someone will reply to your post. Regards, Elisabeth
- Introducing Eram Scientific Solutions Pvt. Ltd.: a new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: susanaforum May 24, 2013We would like to welcome Eram Scientific Solutions Pvt. Ltd. as new SuSanA partner organisation. The following text is taken directly from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves. Description: Eram Scientific Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is the part of Eram Group which has a proven track record in multifaceted activities ranging […]
- Are constructed treatment wetlands sustainable sanitation solutions? - by: Langergraber May 24, 2013I recently published a paper with this title discussing CWs in relation to the SuSanA criteria and that the systems point of view is important for sanitation. Langergraber, G. (2013): Are constructed treatment wetlands sustainable sanitation solutions? Water Sci Technol 67(10), 2133-2140, doi: 10.2166/wst.2013.122. I do hope that the paper is of interest for […]
- Re: legislation on the feces used as fertilizer in different countries - by: biscarlos May 24, 2013
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Dr. Jay Graham of George Washington University was in Bangladesh and compiled a photo album of his visit at the link below:
October 2010 – 68 photos of environmental health in Senegal. If you have comments or questions, contact Jay Graham.
Nov 2010 – 49 photos of water, sanitation and hygiene in Zambian schools. If you have comments or questions, contact Jay Graham.
You are invited to view Jay’s photo album: Environmental Health Photos: Benin, Kenya, Ethiopia and Indonesia (2009):