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A Brand New Lab

Last year, SOIL treated and transformed more than 500 metric tons of waste into agricultural-grade compost in a process that follows standards set by the World Health Organization for the safe treatment of human waste. Though studies have time and time again demonstrated that SOIL’s treatment processes are effective, we test every batch of compost for pathogens before it hits the market so that we can guarantee each bag sold is safe and ready to be used to help farmers grow lush, bountiful crops. SOIL isn’t able to use a private lab in Cap-Haïtien to do all of the testing that we need, so we conduct these tests in-house at our very ...

Meet Leno, SOIL’s Lab Tech Extraordinaire

SOIL’s crew of 92 is composed of many different teams that are all working towards the same goal: developing a sustainable model for the affordable provision of safe sanitation in urban Haiti. I want to introduce you to one of SOIL’s small, but mighty ones: the lab tech team in Cap-Haitien. Ensuring Safety and Protecting the Environment What do they do? The lab team’s role is to analyze samples of waste and compost at different points in the waste treatment process to ensure our composting systems are functioning effectively and that our end product, Konpòs Lakay compost, is both free of pathogens and filled with of the nutrients needed ...