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Cover of "The Big Necessity"   


The Big Necessity - The unmentionable world of human waste and why it matters By Rose George


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GTZ Ecosan Program ( has compiled ecosan materials from several organisations into a CD of capacity building resource material. This CD can be downloaded from this page in its entireity.

It contains many useful materials that include guidelines for application as fertilizer, guidelines for safe...

The document goes on to describe the details of the implementation of the Act and includes:

  • Details of the short title, application and commencement of the Act
  • Definitions of the terms that have been used in the Act
  • Rules underlying the prohibition on the employment of manual scavengers under the Act
  • Details of the implementing authorities and schemes...

The various initiatives taken up include installing sensors/push type tap for hand wash/urinals, close loop hydro testing, installing drip irrigation and sprinklers for garden, installing float valves for old overhead tank, using percolated rain water for process, use of AC condensed water, use of air cooled instead of water cooled compressors, treating waste water...


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