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A Low-Cost Decentralized Sanitary System

Bin Fan of the Research Center for Eco-environmental Sciences in China seeks to develop a decentralized sanitation system which uses a low-cost waterless, vacuum system to collect excrement and kitchen waste. The combined waste can then be processed into organic fertilizer.

More information about Create the Next Generation of Sanitation Technologies (Round 6)

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