Filling a vital need: the unknown story of waste to energy
BA few weeks ago I lost the use of my toilet and learned firsthand just how much I missed it when it wasn’t there.
My plumbing went out of order when the pipe between my house and the city’s sewer line in the street collapsed. Pipes like that belong to the homeowner, so it was my responsibility to get it fixed. It took about a week for the workmen to come and replace it. During that week I had to go to the local fast food place to use the facilities. It got old fast.
More than 2 billion people around the world today don’t have a toilet or even an outhouse. They must relieve themselve...