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A member of the PLC Watsan group Dhani behn, has built an Ecosan toilet for herself - one of the first in Gujarat-about a year back. This is one of the best toilets on Ecosan I have seen and the simple and elegant story of the same is hugely impressive. It is located in Bhavnagar Saurashtra - Gujarat. She was part of an exposure...

Solutions Exchange recently compiled its discussion on "Use of Human Excreta for Agriculture" , closely related to the concept of Eco-Sanitation. There were several participants in the discussion and the summary is now a rich source of resources about Eco-San and related topics: http://www....

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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