Gates’ scheme to reinvent the toilet is ‘too high-tech’

SciDevNet: Bill and Melinda Gates's competition to produce a high-tech toilet for the developing world has been questioned by toilet experts. An environmental engineer and an NGO worker have criticised the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for funding the development of advanced toilets that would be too expensive to provide sanitation for the 2.5 billion people without access to a toilet. The foundation should instead focus on cheaper technologies and ways to get toilets into communities in a sustainable......

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