20 Aug '12, 9am

Bill and Melinda Reinvent the Toilet, Solar Power Wins: Filed under: Energy News

How’d this one slip past us? Last week, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced the winners of its Reinvent the Toilet Challenge and the top prize went to a souped up, solar-powered model that produces hydrogen and fertilizer. If you’re thinking this sounds like another pricey high-tech green gadget for next-generation McMansions, think again: the aim of the challenge is to kickstart the development of low cost toilets for the 2.5 billion people worldwide who don’t have access to modern sanitary facilities.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/08/20/solar-powered-toilet-...

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