Publications by SOIL:
The SOIL Guide to Ecological Sanitation. Sasha Kramer and Co-authors. SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods), 2011. Available in English and Haitian Creole. Available for download here.
Bacterial community structure transformed after thermophilically composting human waste in Haiti. Y.M. Piceno, G. Pecora-Black, S. Kramer, M. Roy, F.C. Reid, E.A. Dubinsky, et al. PLoS ONE 2017: 12(6): e0177626. Available for download here.
A social business model for the provision of household ecological sanitation services in urban Haiti. C. Remington, M. Cherrak, N. Preneta, S. Kramer, B. Mesa. WEDC Conference 2016. Available for download here.
Container-based sanitation: assessing costs and effectiveness of excreta management in Cap Haitien, Haiti. S. Tilmans, K. Russel, R. Sklar, L. Page, S. Kramer, and J. Davis. Environment and Urbanization. April 2015: 27: 89–104. Available for download here.
User perceptions of and willingness to pay for household container-based sanitation services: experience from Cap Haitien, Haiti. K. Russel, S. Tilmans, S. Kramer, R. Sklar, D. Tillias, and J. Davis. Environment and Urbanization. August 2015: 27(1): 1-15. Available for download here.
Piloting ecological sanitation (EcoSan) in the emergency context of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after the 2010 earthquake. A. Kilbride, S. Kramer, and N.Preneta. WEDC Conference 2013. Available for download here.
Thermophilic composting of human wastes in uncertain urban environments: a case study from Haiti. S. Kramer, N. Preneta, and A. Kilbride. WEDC Conference 2013. Available for download here.
Can We Sell EcoSan Compost in Haiti? A Market Analysis Report. SOIL, 2011. Available for download here.
Publications about SOIL:
Ascaris and Escherichia coli Inactivation in an Ecological Sanitation System in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. D. Berendes, K. Levy, J. Knee, T. Handzel, and V.R. Hill. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0125336. Available for download here.
Business Models for Fecal Sludge Management. K.C. Rao, E. Kvarnström, L. Di Mario, and P. Drechsel. CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE), International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2016. Available for download here.
Designing the Next Generation of Sanitation Businesses, a report by Hystra. September 2014. More information here.
Fostering Water and Sanitation Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean: How the Public Sector Can Support the Private Sector to Bridge Coverage Gaps and Improve Service Quality for Low-Income Populations, D. Sparkman, and G. Sturzenegger. Interamican Development Bank. August 2016. Available online here.
Sustainable Sanitation: Fertiliser from Human Waste. M. Sanders. Proceedings of the ICE – Waste and Resource Management 168(3):144 –151. October 2015. Available online here.
Media coverage on SOIL
- Next Billion: Rethinking the Flush Toilet August 8, 2017
- National Geographic: Nearly a Billion People Still Defecate Outdoors. Here’s Why. July 26, 2017
- Devex: How a new toolkit is helping nonprofits like SOIL budget for risk July 18, 2017
- TeleSur: Organization Improves Sanitation in Haiti With Toilets July 7, 2017
- NPR’s KGOU: Organization Strives To Improve Sanitation In Haiti One Toilet At A Time July 2, 2017
- BBC: Toilets in Haiti and Circular Runways April 6, 2017
- BBC: Why are People Paying $6 for a Bag of Human Waste? March 31, 2017
- Sanitation Updates: The world can’t wait for sewers March 8, 2017
- AJ+: Turning Deadly Poop Into Fertile Soil February 28, 2017
- Nature Commode: Why Ecological Sanitation Is An Important Market Development Opportunity January 27, 2017
- New York Times: A Tool Kit for the Donor Eager to Grasp All the Risks of Donation January 13, 2017
- Impact Design Hub: 40 Under 40 December 20, 2016
- CBS News: Sowing seeds of hope for Haiti’s future December 20, 2016
- SOIL Enters the Cloud December 7, 2016
- The Panther: Improv Inc. Uses Humor to Raise Money for Haiti October 18, 2016