The past two weeks have been busy in the best way, but it means I’m behind on writing how it all fits together.
I attended a Sludge to Resource workshop in Durban, 23 – 24 October 2018. My write-up is available here (word doc) and I hope to pull some highlights into the post itself in due course. Some info, with some schedule changes: http://wisa.org.za/event/sludge-to-resource-symposium/
My presentation here (pdf, 3MB)
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My thoughts on the opportunities around the sanitation economy, specifically as it links to container based sanitation, after what I learnt at the Stockholm World Water Week.
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Notes and highlights from the Stockholm World Water Week (#WWWeek on Twitter) – in draft
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At the Stockholm World Water Week, 26 – 31 August, two sessions I attended discussed the business around sanitation.
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My presentation at the Dry Toilet conference in Tampere, Finland on 24 August 2018. Other notes on the conference are collected on the huussi post.
Toilets in #dayZero: The surge in popularity of dry toilets in Cape Town’s water crisis
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Off-grid is a ‘laager’ mentality. It’s isolationist, protectionist. It’s not cool.
Being resilient, sustainable and liveable means building community.
Continue reading “No, my house is not off-grid!”
(inspired by Steve Gilliland)
As a highly competitive industry in rapidly changing times and increasing ecological pressures, the engineering profession seem trapped in a pattern of conflict we can’t seem to break.
Continue reading “Winning the Argument or Solving the Problem”
A presentation to the WESSA Big Friends Group (BFG) Event held 4 August 2018 at Rondevlei Nature Reserve
Continue reading “Rethinking our relationships with ‘the wild’”