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This toilet roll is not for regular use, but you got to open it only when the regular one suddenly gets over. Even though it's just a roll of toilet paper, at least one mind quite well imagined an annoying situation where there is no toilet paper lef

This toilet roll is not for regular use, but you got to open it only when the regular one suddenly gets over. Even though it's just a roll of toilet paper, at least one mind quite well imagined an annoying situation where there is no toilet paper lef

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WASSUP (Water Amenities Sanitation Services Upgrading Program) is an initiative to improve the public ablution facilities in the township of Diepsloot, Johannesburg, by residents for residents. Initiated by Global Studio (see www.theglobalstudio.com)

WASSUP (Water Amenities Sanitation Services Upgrading Program) is an initiative to improve the public ablution facilities in the township of Diepsloot, Johannesburg, by residents for residents. Initiated by Global Studio (see www.theglobalstudio.com)

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Composting (or dry) toilets don't use any water and compost the waste so that you can put it straight on gardens and fields. Composting occurs at a steady pace and is best left for at least a year to decompose thoroughly. To avoid handling raw sewage

Composting (or dry) toilets don't use any water and compost the waste so that you can put it straight on gardens and fields. Composting occurs at a steady pace and is best left for at least a year to decompose thoroughly. To avoid handling raw sewage

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People in poor countries consume an average of one tree a day, only to cook. Switching this energy source to small bio-digesters and production of biogas, together with food production represents an important revolution.

People in poor countries consume an average of one tree a day, only to cook. Switching this energy source to small bio-digesters and production of biogas, together with food production represents an important revolution.

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Domestos along with digital agency Lean Mean Fighting Machine have worked together to make flush tracker http://www.flushtracker.com/ in aid of world toilet day.
Flush Tracker allows you to enter the time and location of your most recent toilet visi

Domestos along with digital agency Lean Mean Fighting Machine have worked together to make flush tracker http://www.flushtracker.com/ in aid of world toilet day. Flush Tracker allows you to enter the time and location of your most recent toilet visi

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In Brazil, some communities are organizing themselves into associations to collect and recycle garbage. This entrepreneurship movement leads to a next level of citizenship, where people are motivated to start taking action to solve all sorts of socia

In Brazil, some communities are organizing themselves into associations to collect and recycle garbage. This entrepreneurship movement leads to a next level of citizenship, where people are motivated to start taking action to solve all sorts of socia

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From their website: Cleanwaste is the world's leader in personal human waste management "when plumbing's not available".

From their website: Cleanwaste is the world's leader in personal human waste management "when plumbing's not available".

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Dog poop is disposed of in various ways including simply being left on the ground (in volume, can spread disease, contaminate water supply, and emit greenhouse gas), bag & trash (plastic bag & contents don't decompose and take space in landfill), flu

Dog poop is disposed of in various ways including simply being left on the ground (in volume, can spread disease, contaminate water supply, and emit greenhouse gas), bag & trash (plastic bag & contents don't decompose and take space in landfill), flu

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Building on Anna's "Fund it with Advertising" inspiration, Charmin toilet paper has been sponsoring public restrooms in the US as a marketing activity for years, rolling up to big public events with their luxury freestanding and mobile restrooms. For

Building on Anna's "Fund it with Advertising" inspiration, Charmin toilet paper has been sponsoring public restrooms in the US as a marketing activity for years, rolling up to big public events with their luxury freestanding and mobile restrooms. For

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From below it can be seen that marketing of the toilet is what made Crappers products famous. The image was taken from a pub in Chester, original marketing print.

Contrary to widespread misconceptions, Crapper did not invent the water closet. He d

From below it can be seen that marketing of the toilet is what made Crappers products famous. The image was taken from a pub in Chester, original marketing print. Contrary to widespread misconceptions, Crapper did not invent the water closet. He d

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thinking of a cheap biodegradable way of containing / disposing....I remember somebody advising me about what to do after an earthquake...make 'upside down paper hats' that you use somewhere private, then bury.

thinking of a cheap biodegradable way of containing / disposing....I remember somebody advising me about what to do after an earthquake...make 'upside down paper hats' that you use somewhere private, then bury.

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Making the connection between sanitation methods and the safety of water is a challenge when the water just looks so appealing. Many communities just ignore the safety of their water source and use it anyway.

Making the connection between sanitation methods and the safety of water is a challenge when the water just looks so appealing. Many communities just ignore the safety of their water source and use it anyway.

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