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The Emergency Sanitation Handbook

Our students in the Sanitation, Hygiene, and Integrated Technology lab at PNCA have released the first draft of a hands on guide to managing your own sanitation after an emergency. It’s a fun, fresh, illustrated 16 pager that’s bound to save your ass in an emergency. We’ll be doing some final touches on it with [...]

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 [...]

Diagram of Types of Composting Toilets

Ah, at last I found the simplest illustration of types of composting toilets. It’s from a review of household dry sanitation practices around the globe put out by Toilettes du Monde in France. The full article hasn’t been translated into english yet, but the summary has.

Earle Barnhart & Hilde Maingay on Sanitation Alternatives

We received a lovely e-mail from Earle & Hilde, who have been busy illustrating alternative urban sanitation systems that can solve Cape Cod, Massachusetts’ ongoing aquifer poisoning.  Great flow diagrams for nitrogen within different systems, these would be a great complement to any presentation on contemporary sanitation practices and the future of sanitation.

Towards ubiquitous public urinals

We got started on waterless urinal development through talking to Carol McCreary of PHLUSH at Recode’s Greywater celebration and revised our plans through discussions with Carol, Jeff, Barbara, and everyone in PHLUSH. I gave a talk on this subject over at Research Club Sunday, 4/10 at the Tribute Gallery. Special thanks to Tribute director Brian [...]

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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