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Creating Economic Incentives for Improved Sanitation

Mark Holtzapple of Texas A&M University in the U.S. seeks to demonstrate that carboxylic acid fermentation can be adapted as a sanitation treatment to not only kill pathogens in the waste but also convert it to liquid fuels, compost, and potable water that can be used for economic gain.

More information about Create the Next Generation of Sanitation Technologies (Round 7)

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