sanitation

  • Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Grants $1.5M To Turn Human Waste Into Biofuel

    Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Grants $1.5M To Turn Human Waste Into Biofuel


    Two of many challenges developing countries face are unsafe water and a lack of affordable energy. With the help of a new $1.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Ghana may be able to combine these lacks in to an asset in the form of biodiesel. Read More

  • PureCart makes food safe again (or not)

    PureCart makes food safe again (or not)

    Did you know that there are a million germs on just one shopping cart handle? I hate to imagine how many are living and crawling on the actual inside of the cart… you know where you put your food. Never mind the fact that it’s the food itself (spinach, tomatoes, beef…) that has posed all the recent dangers. The fact that I know creepy-crawlies are on my shopping cart makes me want… Read More

  • Ice Rocks. Sigh.

    Ice Rocks. Sigh.

    File this one under stupid. The Water Bank of America, Inc. will soon be offering ice trays that are hermetically sealed with spring water. There is currently no stated price, but Ice Rocks will come in packs of 4, 24, 48 and an economy size that holds 200 cubes. Now I have to wonder about the real demand for this. The price will surely be jacked up. If you really need frozen spring water… Read More