Monday, June 6, 2016

Kenya leading with CBS-friendy sanitation policy innovation

Based on their experience with Sanergy, Sanivation, and other container-based sanitation service providers, Kenya’s new Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Policy has recognized CBS as an 'improved' sanitation option.

Under what conditions can CBS services address  perennial challenges of serving low-income households, such as high and ‘lumpy’ costs, low rates of home ownership, space constraints, and low demand for waste treatment? These open-access papers include discussions of these questions, and also present findings from our collaboration with the Haitian NGO, SOIL, on a new CBS service in Cap Haitien:


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Congratulations to Joan Rose!

Congratulations to Professor Joan Rose of Michigan State University, who has been named the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for her contributions to "assessing risks to humans from water and creating guidelines and tools for decision-makers and communities to improve global wellbeing."
For more information on Prof. Rose's work, see this news release by the Stockholm International Water Institute.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Container-based sanitation webinar on March 17!

Learn more about the role that container-based sanitation (CBS) can play in expanding safe, affordable sanitation services to low-income urban communities in a webinar organized by the Water, Health and Development Program at Stanford University.

A panel of experts working in Haiti, Kenya, and Ghana will discuss their experiences with this innovative approach to safely managing human waste. The webinar will introduce the CBS concept, present case studies, and offer a moderated Q&A session. More information is available here; please register for the webinar here!