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This study was the first to comprehensively assess the possibility of eco-sanitation options to help address village wastewater challenges in Vermont. In each village, site visits were conducted with participants to gauge the feasibility of a variety of composting and urine-diverting toilet systems. Of the options considered, a urine diverting flush toilet was identified as one of the more …

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This report presents results of the project 'Circular economy in sanitation for agriculture – Faecal sludge management with cocomposting for vegetables cultivation in the Nilgiris', which started in 2017 and is funded under the Securing Water for Food programme and the FINISH Mondial programme.

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The recycling of organic residues into compost has a number of advantages. It avoids the wasting valuable organic material to landfills and reduces associated emissions to water, soil and air. It generates a product that contributes to long-term soil quality, as compost contains a high amount of stabilised organic matter. Finally, compost may also reduce the need for artificial fertilisers, as it …

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The Rich Earth Institute’s Urine Nutrient Reclamation Program (UNRP) is the first community-scale urine diversion program (UD program) in the United States. Initiated in 2012, we now divert thousands of gallons of urine from the wastewater stream annually. We recycle the urine into sanitized fertilizer and apply it to hay fields on participating farms in Windham County, Vermont. Demand for …

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The 6th International Dry Toilet Conference 2018 was held in Tampere, Finland on 22nd – 24th August 2018. The theme of the conference was Dry Toilet Goes Circular with a focus on Cooperation, Co-creation and Experimentation.

Please find the oral presentations and poster presentations below via the links to the page of the GlobalDry Toilet association of Finland.

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The International Conference on Sustainable Sanitation "Water and Food Security for Latin America" was organized by Ecosanlac and the Federal University of Ceará with support of the IWA specialist group. It took place from 26-29 November 2007 in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil and became a very successful event and exceeded the expectations of the organizers.

During four days, more than 200 local …

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This manual has been prepared for use by local nongovernmental and community-based organisations (e.g. resident initiatives) and relevant persons in urban local governments. Private organisations or entrepreneurs interested in organic waste recycling may also benefit from this book. It may also help development agencies and other government sectors in planning waste management and composting …

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Case study tutorials under the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Government of India.

The Kochi module reflects the best practices on source segregation of waste as exemplified by the Kochi Municipal Corporation. The case study shows how source segregation, composting, stringent legal system coupled with multi-stakeholder participation leads to effective waste managemnet in urban places which are …

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Besides sanitation, solid waste management plays an important role in improving the hygienic conditions in cities. There are several strong links between sanitation and solid waste management. In sanitation systems without sewers, urine, faecal matter and faecal sludge have to be collected from the single households such as solid waste. Faecal matter as well as sludge from wastewater treatment …

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Type de projet: Petite échelle, projet pilote en zone semi-urbaine
Période: Démarrage des constructions: Juin 2013
Fin des constructions: Mars 2014
Démarrage des activités : Janvier 2014
Fin du projet: Août 2014 (Coordination terrain de la GIZ)

Objectif et motivation du projet:
-Contribuer à une gestion améliorée des déchets solides et introduire des solutions d’assainissement …

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Composting is defined as the controlled biological decomposition and stabilization of organic substrates under a set of factors (e.g., temperature, moisture content, carbon-nitrogen ratio, degree of aeration, pH level, and physical structure of the raw materials), which allow development of thermophilic conditions as a result of biologically produced heat. The final product should be stable, free …

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Terra Preta composting is an age old technology from Amazon forests which leads to a special type of soil with high nutrient storage chapacity.

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The absence of sewers and roads at backcountry sites makes the management of human excreta offensive, intensive, and expensive. Proper management is essential in order to prevent deleterious pathogen and nutrient discharge. The dearth of resources, vague certification standards, absence of monitoring, and erroneous popular perception have caused misapplication of systems and mismanagement of end …

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This document is about low-temperature slow composting toilets (called her moldering privy) in remote hiking areas in the US.

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The ATC Backcountry Sanitation Manual
addresses the management of human waste
in the backcountry. Proper management
of human waste protects hikers, the
environment, and trail maintainers.

Resolving problems of backcountry sanitation
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This case study describes a combined waste management and sustainable sanitation project conducted by GIZ in Lokossa, Mono region, Benin. The project has been developed by the GIZ advisory project “Concepts for Sustainable Waste Management” in cooperation with the GIZ Water and Sanitation Programme (PEP) of Benin. Local partners include the municipality of Lokossa, the NGOs Protos, DCAM …

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