Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation : Reinvent the Toilet

A toilet can be good for more than just one thing.

Published On
Jul 22, 2011

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a design challenge to reinvent the toilet. Recognizing that a traditional toilet infrastructure that needs many pipes and lots of water cannot work in developing countries, the Foundation is putting $42 million in grants for toilet redesigns as well as ideas on how to reuse waste for fuel and fertilizer.