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Vishwanath calls on all to set aside the "yuck" factor and take a rational view of the use of urine as a fertilizer. From a open discussion he goes on to list out the advantages of using plant nutrient rich urine as fertilizer and provides the maths behind his validation!! Write in with your take in the comments!

Highlights: 1. A litre of urine is worth about 40 paise...

S. Vishwanath provides us with two short clips from a recent trip to the Northeastern states: This one shows ad-hoc or 'opportunistic' rooftop RainWater Harvesting in Manipur -- improving these systems and propagating them will help alleviate people's water problems.

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EEDS has successfully developed various models of light weight concrete composites Ecosan pans with the support of UNICEF, New Delhi and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Sweden. These products were unveiled at the SACOSAN conference held in New Delhi recently. The unique approach for production of light weight concrete composite Ecosan pans at decentralized level by local communities,...

A quick introduction to Ecosan

Eco-san in a city

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WaterAid is a leading independent organisation which enables the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education. Their latest newsletter provides a snap shot of their activities in India ranging from a month long march in Bihar...

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