WASHTech aims to facilitate cost effective investments in technologies for sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services. The WASHTech Technology Assessment Framework is a tool for identifying blockages to sustainability and scalability.
- French start-up WéCo launches commercialisation of ecological flush toilets with waste-water-treatment in a closed circuit - by: cecile November 21, 2017Dear Jorg, Thanks for introducting this new technology. On your website (French in English) the technical aspects are explained as follows: The flush transports the raw material (urine and feces) into a tank. The feces are denser and they will sink to the bottom of the tank. Then, a pump will push the liquid part and the little remaining solids into another […]
- menstrual cups, MHM work at PATH - by: cecile November 21, 2017Dear all, During a recent workshop on WASH in emergency in Senegal the presentation on MHM caught the participants' interest. In particular participants from NGOs working in Democratic Republic of Congo were keen on testing menstrual cups in their programs and enquired about where to purchase the products. I did a quick on line search and a review of do […]
- What is the difference between (sanitation) marketing? and market based approach (for sanitation programmes)? - And translation to French? - by: Marijn Zandee November 21, 2017Dear all, I just found a nice little chart from the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to explain how they see a market based approach in contrast with the "traditional NGO" sector. Since the cookstove world shares a lot of the problems as the WASH sector in terms of achieving scale, their site is worth a browse ( cleancookstoves.org/market-devel […]
- Announcement - 3 day training on Solid & Liquid Waste Management in Rural areas in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - by: nityajacob November 21, 2017Dear friends, CSEDI, Navi Mumbai, is happy to announce launch of a three-day training programme on Solid & Liquid Waste (Resource) Management (SLWM) in Rural areas in Navi Mumbai between 13-15 Dec, 2017 (Batch 1) and 20-22 Dec, 2017 (Batch2). The training has been targeted towards a mix of professionals from development sector including Government (local […]
- Ventilation of pits for toilet blocks - by: goeco November 21, 2017Hi Philippe, have you considered a small solar extraction fan in the ventilation pipe to ensure there is always a vacuum through the latrines? It shouldn't take much to create sufficient negative pressure so the smell doesn't escape outwards into the latrine. cheers Dean
- French start-up WéCo launches commercialisation of ecological flush toilets with waste-water-treatment in a closed circuit - by: cecile November 21, 2017