Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 272
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2008 is the International Year of Sanitation 2.6 billion people live without safe means of waste disposal Shares real-world solutions to our waste problems Except in schoolboy jokes, the subject of human wastes is rarely aired. We talk about "water-related" diseases when most are sanitation-related. Yet for millions of people who will never be able to flush their bodily emissions into an expensive and invisible sewer, getting rid of that is the key issue. Because the topic is taboo, the worldwide crisis whereby 2.6 billion people are without a safe and efficient means of excreta disposal is neglected. International attention and resources have almost all been focused on "water". "Sanitation" remains an ornamental-or a dirty?-word. This book breaks many silences surrounding today's sanitation crisis. It de-couples the "water and sanitation" connection, and argues that-to make real progress-we need a radical new mind-set. A century and a half ago,...