Sustainable Sanitation Design is a business oriented foundation that aims to: Deliver innovative service concepts and products to form a sanitation value chain assuring low income countries with quality sanitation systems. We seek to develop scalable implementation strategies of sanitation services based on local entrepreneurship, management incentives and value creation through the transformation of human excreta into a safe and hygienic soil improvement agent and fertilizers for agriculture.
Europe & Central Asia International NGO
2011 - 2012
Slum sanitation with 100% safe reuse of nutrients (urea treatment and thermophillic composting of faecal sludge)
SuSan Design upgrades human excreta from pathogenic material to safe agricultural fertilizers and soil improvers in 45 days. Goal is to design and test such a low cost system for farmers.
SuSan Design has achieved proving that this methodology has enormous potential and no bottle necks in terms of scale up. We have been able to produce a pathogen free volume from the excreta of 2000 people and we know that it can be done with excreta from 200.000 or even 20 million if the day comes that full return of nutrients today wasted are to …
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