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By linking cleanliness to spirituality, Gandhi, symbol of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, valorised inhuman practice of manual scavenging
India

By linking cleanliness to spirituality, Gandhi, symbol of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, valorised inhuman practice of manual scavenging

If we consider manual scavenging as an inhuman occupation, then it's important to ask why Gandhi supported the system instead of adopting water closet

Scientists successfully ‘grow’ eco-friendly bio-bricks using human urine
science

Scientists successfully ‘grow’ eco-friendly bio-bricks using human urine

Unlike regular bricks that require a kiln, these bio-bricks were ‘grown’ at room temperature.

NGT slaps fine of Rs 50,000 on airlines dumping human waste from airplanes...no, really
India

NGT slaps fine of Rs 50,000 on airlines dumping human waste from airplanes...no, really

Human waste being splattered on houses from airplanes while landing, on Monday led the National Green Tribunal to slap a fine of Rs 50,000 on the airline whose aircraft empties toilet tanks on air.

Nasa wants to use urine to create synthetic food for astronauts
World

Nasa wants to use urine to create synthetic food for astronauts

NASA has awarded researchers a USD 200,000 grant to figure out how to recycle human waste into synthetic food that could sustain astronauts during extended space journeys.

Everest's poop problem: Pile up of human waste causing pollution on world's highest peak
World

Everest's poop problem: Pile up of human waste causing pollution on world's highest peak

Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the peak.