Flushing our waste down a toilet is inefficient and a poor use of scarce clean water, writes Chelsea Wald in Pipe Dreams, her deep dive into the ills and possibilities of sanitation. Photo: Shutterstock
Flushing our waste down a toilet is inefficient and a poor use of scarce clean water, writes Chelsea Wald in Pipe Dreams, her deep dive into the ills and possibilities of sanitation. Photo: Shutterstock
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Toilets – a wasted opportunity: author takes a deep dive into sanitation and how to make it better and save the planet

  • Only half the world has safe toilets, the WC is inefficient and pit latrines are ticking ‘sludge bombs’, writes Chelsea Wald in her deep dive into sanitation
  • She looks at how toilets could be made better and more accessible, such as by harnessing nature to turn our waste into useful products

Flushing our waste down a toilet is inefficient and a poor use of scarce clean water, writes Chelsea Wald in Pipe Dreams, her deep dive into the ills and possibilities of sanitation. Photo: Shutterstock
Flushing our waste down a toilet is inefficient and a poor use of scarce clean water, writes Chelsea Wald in Pipe Dreams, her deep dive into the ills and possibilities of sanitation. Photo: Shutterstock
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