sanitation

Here's how to make Alexa control a toilet — because why not?

Alexa-controlled toilets are a thing in 2018, but cost thousands. An enterprising person can make their own by following these instructions. It takes a bit of work, multiple components and about $750

Sanitation And Health Rights in India launched its non-profit for sanitation and water purification services

Sanitation and Health Rights in India is the fruit of work that 29-year-old Anoop Jain has struggled with for the better part of the last six years. After a trip to the Himalayas left Jain with an abi

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

<img src='https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/portable-potty.jpg'> Two of many challenges developing countries face are unsafe water and a lack of affordable energy. With the help

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. N

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