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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

PeePoo Bags to help with human waste problems in Kenya

From Neatorama

Biodegradable PeePoo bags have begun to be distributed through Nairobi. PeePoople is behind the idea, believing that the product can be used to alleviate the spread of feces contamination. Instead of flinging “flying toilets”–excrement-filled plastic bags–into the streets where the bacteria spreads and come into contact with humans, people in the shantytown Silanga can now use PeePoo, which neutralizes bacteria and is turned into fertilizer. Its silly name probably helps with outreach.

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