2 results for tag: Safety


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 ...

New Research Demonstrates Safety of SOIL’s Waste Treatment Process

Photo: Vic Hinterlang SOIL is committed to fully treating 100% of the wastes from each and every household EkoLakay toilet – and we take that responsibility very seriously! Our treatment process has been developed alongside global experts and exceeds standards set by the World Health Organization for the safe treatment of human waste. Once the collected waste from the sanitation service has been treated and transformed into compost at one of SOIL’s two composting sites in Haiti, we sell the compost, Konpòs Lakay, across the country with a guarantee that it’s pathogen free. But how do we know? Ensuring Pathogenic Die Off SOIL tests for ...