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Oxfam Policy and Practice Blog: Container Based Sanitation Could Solve the World’s Toilet Problems

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New Security Beat: New Approach to Sanitation May Help Fast-Growing Urban Areas Achieve SDGs

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SOIL and Re.Source Co-Author Second Paper on Household Sanitation

Back in May we excitedly announced that we had co-authorized a paper with our collaborators at re.source sanitation (and you can check it out here). We now are pleased to say that the second paper from this collaboration has hit the press! As we started researching and planning our household sanitation service in Haiti, we became very aware of how little is known about user demand and perception for household ecological sanitation (EcoSan) services. Would our target customers even want these toilets? Would they be proud of them? Would they feel like they were modern or would they be put off by the new technology? What impact would these toilets ...

SOIL Presents at WEDC 2013: Piloting Ecological Sanitation (EcoSan) in the Emergency Context of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, After the 2010 Earthquake.

SOIL is thrilled to announce that we recently had two papers published by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) that are being presented today and tomorrow at the 36th WEDC International Conference. Today, Anthony Kilbride, a former SOIL employee and current (lifelong) SOIL collaborator, presented "Piloting ecological sanitation (EcoSan) in the emergency context of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after the 2010 earthquake", co-written by Anthony, Sasha Kramer, and Nick Preneta. This paper details SOIL's revolutionary use of EcoSan as an emergency disaster response and makes suggestions for how this emergency sanitation response can be adapted ...