4 results for tag: waste transformation


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Rezime: SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods) travay an Ayiti pou transfòme dechè an resous itil depi lane 2006. Misyon nou se kore diyite, lasante ak travay sosyal dirab nan transfòmasyon dechè an resous enpòtan pou lanati. Sèvis EkoLakay se yon sevis twalèt inovatif ke SOIL lanse depi 2011 nan Okap. EkoLakay genyen pliske 1000 kliyan ki peye chak mwa pou yon koleksyon ki fasilite tout matyè a trete epi transfòme nan yon konpòs. Konpòs sa, ki rele Konpos Lakay, rive teste nan laboratwa avan li anbale epi vann sou mache nasyonal la pou itilize nan domenn agrikòl la. Direksyon SOIL vle avèti tout moun ke li genyen yon pòs ...

Exciting Updates from SOIL’s Black Soldier Fly Research

Last summer, SOIL began an experiment that evaluated the potential of another waste to resource technology at our compost site: flies! The study looked at breeding black soldier fly (BSF) larvae for use as chicken feed. The goal of the research was to determine whether we could successfully grow BSF larvae, which feed on waste, at our Cap-Haïtien waste treatment site. If successful, the production of BSF larvae to sell as chicken feed could become an additional stream of revenue for SOIL’s waste treatment operations. The research, led by SOIL Research Associate Michèle Heeb in partnership with visiting researcher Dani Peguero, has already ...

Six of SOIL’s Sanitation Heroes

Their work is unglamorous. It may even be the definition of unglamorous for many people. But the six men who make up the compost team in Cap-Haitien are no short of sanitation superheroes in the eyes of SOIL and the surrounding community. Why? They take something that is deadly, a leading killer of children under 5 in Haiti, and transform it into an organic, money-making, earth-nourishing resource. SOIL’s EcoSan system, turning poop into compost, take the problems of access to dignified sanitation and waterborne diseases from fecal contamination, and turn them into the solutions to the agricultural crisis, all while boosting the local economy. D...

Resource Magazine: "Haiti Fights Cholera by Recycling Human Waste"

Written March 11, 2013 by Annie Reece for Resource Magazine A non-profit organisation dedicated to ‘protecting soil resources, empowering communities and transforming wastes into resources’ in Haiti is fighting a cholera epidemic in the Caribbean country by recycling human waste. Cholera – a waterborne disease that spreads through faeces-infected water and can be deadly – has reached epidemic proportions in Haiti. According to the World Health Organization, Haiti accounted for 58 per cent of all cholera cases (and 37 per cent of cholera deaths) in 2011. To help stem the spread of the disease, Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods ...