Category Archives: regulatory reform

Mathew Talking Toilets at Tedx March 23

Tedx Concordia in Portland is already sold out, but you can watch Mathew’s startling talk online.  It’s gonna be a good one.

Eco-Toilet Summit in Cape Cod Saturday July 16th

Falmouth, Massachusetts is continuing the conversation about how to manage their wastewater conundrum. The community’s current wastewater systems are threatening groundwater and the current options are expensive. If you’re interested in learning more about alternatives to expensive onsite wastewater treatment systems, this will be a very educational event. I’ll be getting back from our studies [...]

The 90s: US starts land applying sludge, Swizterland stops

In the 1990s, Switzerland banned the re-use of sludge for any agricultural purposes because of the high heavy metal and other persistent pollutants. Austria, and Sweden also banned such re-use. The main concern was that since waste water systems combine industrial and residential waste, the treated material could be harmful to the longterm health of [...]

Emergency Sanitation Workshop This Saturday

We'll be doing a 45 minute workshop on Saturday June 2nd @ 2pm at King Elementary School as part of Resilience PDX.org
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