November is a special month in the world of Toilets. Each November global stakeholders come together to shine a spotlight on a very important grand challenge - addressing the global sanitation crisis. If there’s one thing that unites humanity, it’s the call of nature. But depending on where we live, it’s not always possible to dispose of our bodily waste safely and … [Read more...] about World Toilet Day 2017: Where does our poo go? Looking at wastewater through the lens of the Circular Sanitation Economy
This year, my family and I decided to spend the holidays in the Caribbean: we spent our days under the sun walking on fine white sand enjoying the weather and delicious food. Everything was just like a postcard, except for one detail – trash on beaches. Although waste management may seem easy like child’s play, it is actually quite complicated! We are used to watching … [Read more...] about Garbage: As easy as child’s play?
By Bruno Aracaty a brazilian entrepreneur, co-founder of Colab.re and Sin Zika, both citizen to government engagement platforms. Follow him at @Baracaty Crowdsourced data reveals that lack of water supply and infrastructure contributes to the development of the Aedes Aegypti and the Dengue and Zika viruses that it transmits. … [Read more...] about Beating Zika through crowdsourcing