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Transforming Wastes Into Resources: Global Edition!

We are a population of over seven billion people, living in a world with increasingly scarce resources. Looking forward, there is one resource – often overlooked – that is perpetually available: human waste. The moniker 'waste' is indicative of general global perceptions: feces are to be discarded, and nothing more. For nearly seven years SOIL has endeavored to transform wastes into resources in Haiti, both through the physical transformation of human waste into rich, organic compost, and by de-stigmatizing waste within communities throughout Haiti. Like the book says: "Everybody poops." Transforming wastes into resources can take many forms, ...

The Guardian: Haiti Recycles Human Waste in Fight Against Cholera Epidemic


Transforming Twitye

SOIL's Port-au-Prince composting site at Twitye is undergoing a complete transformation. It's a makeover, SOIL style! Given SOIL's mission to transform wastes into resources, the team decided that our site at Twitye, the infamous Port-au-Prince dump, provided an ideal opportunity to take that mission one step further. The Port-au-Prince dump has been a symbol of waste, poverty, and hopelessness for over 25 years. Today, the SOIL team is working to transform the small piece of Twitye housing our compost site into a beautiful, healthy piece of land, showcasing the possibility and the power of transformation. Here's how we're doing it! We're streaml...