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Bottled water waste
Half of the industry’s global revenue comes from Asia Pacific sales. The ballooning bottled water business is “distracting” efforts to quench thirst for all, a United Nations report said.
Water and sanitation services are buckling after years of economic meltdown, with many people unable to afford safe alternatives.
In the face of misinformation campaigns, voters in one of Chile’s most arid regions said ‘no’ to the new constitution, despite its proposals to enshrine water rights.
dumpsite Talisay, Cebu
Officials of Cebu City, the country’s second biggest metropolis, signed a joint venture for a garbage incinerator to be completed by 2025. Green groups are contesting its legality, saying it violates local environmental laws.
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#sanitation Opinion

Better water access and sanitation is a social and public good, and it needs investment.
India smart city
Technology for modernising waste management favours male workers. Urban development should focus on the needs of everyday people, instead of chasing aesthetic ideals and profit-making imperatives.
Dengue prevention_mosquito fogging_thailand
As the world warms, diseases transmitted by insects may spread. For World Health Day, we look at how certain prevention strategies can break the link between climate change and animal diseases which spread to humans.
Sual 1 coal plant Pangasinan, Philippines
Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
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#sanitation Videos

manila bay with boats
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
child receives a drink of water in Sudan
Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
watersprint solar purifier
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a water purification plant that provides clean water far beyond …
nanotechnology toilet
Designed with nanotechnology, the portable toilet recycles human waste into fertiliser without the need for water or electricity. Here's how.
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