30 Dec '13, 11am

Ten Start-Ups That Helped Save the World in 2013

Ten Start-Ups That Helped Save the World in 2013

last year’s top start-ups list , but their awesomeness merits making it again. The Australian-based company sells eco-friendly toilet paper made from 100 percent recycled fibers that are devoid of chlorine, inks, dyes or perfumes and are biodegradable and safe in septic tanks. WGAC says it will give half of its profits to international non-profit WaterAid to build toilets and improve sanitation in the developing world. All of this goes to help the nearly 2.5 billion people — roughly 40 percent of the global population — that don’t have access to toilets. In areas lacking adequate facilities, human waste can contaminate drinking water, which when combined with malnutrition, often causes gastrointestinal infections such as diarrhea.

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