Sustainable Sanitation Alliance Interviews Brian Stoner

On March 21, 2014, during the Reinvent the Toilet Fair, Brian Stoner had the pleasure of being interviewed by Elisabeth von Muench from (Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA)) at Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi, India. The two-part interview was filmed by Arno Rosemarin (SEI).

In the first part, Brian introduces our system and in the second part, he walks them through each part of the waste management process, describing the features therein.

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“Meet Raya, the Newest Member of the Sesame Family”

2.5 Billion people currently do not have access to safe toilets. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Water, Sanitation & Hygiene program focuses on the development of tools and technologies that can lead to sustainable and marked improvements in sanitation in the developing world. Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has been selected to join the 2014 “Reinvent The Toilet Fair: India” to showcase critical health messages as part of its Cleaner, Healthier, Happier campaign designed to reach children and families across Bangladesh, India and Nigeria.

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We are not alone in this endeavor.

One of the things you’ll notice the minute you walk on the grounds of the “Reinvent the Toilet Fair” here in Delhi, is just how many groups have joined in to solve this huge problem we are facing around the wolrd. It’s really an amazing sight to see!

Each and every one of these groups brings thoughts, ideas, prototypes and, most importantly, passion to the table to solve the world’s crippling sanitation crisis.

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The “Reinvent The Toilet Fair: India” is Coming and We’ll Be There!

In celebration of the event (that very appropriately coincides with World Water Day), The Gates Foundation released a wonderful video that candidly addresses a dire problem felt acutely not only in India, but in many places around the world – the problem of sanitation, open defecation and the lack of utilities to handle of it.

The good news is that many groups (including us) are working to solve the issue of reinventing the toilet! We’ve heard the call loud and clear and we all can’t wait to show you our ideas…

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Improving Access

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World How far will you walk to find a toilet? To use a clean toilet? How far will you walk before choosing to open defecate? Of people living in urban areas, and estimated 1 billion people live in informal, fringe or peri-urban slums. The...