|dethalternate||Date: Friday, 24-August-2012, 9:09 AM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
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.
Read more/Full article/source - http://thinkprogress.org/climate....er-wins