n IMIESA - A circular sanitation approach - sanitation

Volume 45 Number 2
  • ISSN : 0257-1978


No one manages waste better than Mother Nature; she excels at sanitation, hygiene and sustainability. Trees and grasses exude oxygen, leaves, fruits, seeds and cereals – all of which are a banquet for billions of other life forms. Animals provide a banquet of meat, milk and leather, etc. We, as humans, have an obligation to maintain this discipline so that our waste is a banquet for billions of life forms. Humans, for example, take up nutrition from the ground, the air and clean water. Our consumption transforms this into energy and excreta such as carbon dioxide, urine and faeces. The urine does not follow the same trajectory as the faeces.

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