A disposable toilet with a conscienceMarch 10, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
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// <![CDATA[// For the 2.6 billion people in the world without easy access to toilets, enter the Peepoo poop bag—a new, simple innovation that is both increasing sanitation and producing fertilizer for better crops. Called a “flyaway toilet” or a “helicopter toilet” by its Swedish inventor Anders Wilhelmson, the product is a biodegradable bag that folks have been able to use then fling away. Wilhelmson tested the bag for a year in Kenya and India and plans to pump up production in the summer, selling the bags at 2 or 3 cents a piece.
Read the full story at The New York Times.