The New Pioneers Case of the Month: Peepoople – taking the backdoor to sanitation
Just imagine for a moment that you did not have a toilet. Scary, isn’t it? This the reality for over 2.6 billion people on the planet, who lack access to even the simplest latrine. Not only would this make your life a lot more inconvenient, but also more dangerous.
Peepoople is a Swedish company that addresses one of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals: to halve the proportion of people without sustainable access to drinking water and sanitation by 2015. Its contribution is the single-use, biodegradable and self-sanitising Peepoo plastic bag which serves as a personal, portable and low-cost latrine.
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