A Ugandan school is reducing its fuel costs – and its impact on endangered forests – with a biolatrine that turns human waste into biogas. And the clean new toilet also improves student health.
On eco@africa, we meet some charismatic cats in Uganda, the people turning poop into energy in Kenya and Tanzanians transforming plastic waste into comfy seats. All this and much more on the latest show!
On this week's eco@africa we find out about protecting birds in Uganda, renting baby clothes, and creating energy in Kenya by harvesting the power of organic waste and dung.
Clean water supplies are dwindling around the globe. To grow their crops, farmers resort to using untreated wastewater, which could make them sick - to an even greater extent than previously thought, a study finds.
Latrines that convert human waste into biogas aren’t just a renewable solution for fuel. A school director in Kampala says they also have benefits in health and literacy.
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