TAG: resource recovery and reuse

Water’s role in poverty reduction, livelihoods and jobs

CGIAR’s new ambitions are defined by a set of impact areas, with water – and therefore water systems science – at the heart of each. 

Building refugee resilience in East Africa through reusing resources

This World Population Day, we explore how refugees can develop resilience with water.

After the flush: How a project in Ghana is turning human waste into an economic resource

An IWMI-led project in Ghana aims to address issues with insufficient financing and lack of capacity by capturing value (‘CapVal’) from human waste in ways that support a circular economy.

Modernizing wastewater treatment in Sri Lanka

Working across South Asia to identify applied technologies and business models to sustain water and sanitation systems.

CGIAR: How Sri Lanka’s septic tanks could become a sustainable support for farming

Farmers in Sri Lanka are positioned to benefit from a new policy that recognizes waste from septic tanks as an untapped resource. 

BusinessGhana.com: International Water Management Institute celebrates Sanitation Challenge Award winners

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has celebrated the winners of Sanitation Challenge Awards, which was held to recognise institutions and individuals performing remarkably to reusing waste products.

Resource Recovery from Waste

The book provides a compendium of business options for energy, nutrients and water recovery via 24 innovative business models based on an in-depth analysis of over 60 empirical cases, of which 47 from around the world are described and evaluated in a systematic way.

Is waste the next big business opportunity?

A new 800-page book profiles multiple ways to harness waste to help fill the world’s food and energy needs.

Game-changing water solutions

Realizing the huge potential to bolster water security in the Middle East and North Africa.

Nature.com: The new economy of excrement

Entrepreneurs are finding profits turning human waste into fertiliser, fuel and even food.

The power of rubbish

New Thrive blog post on turning the burden of sanitation services into a profit using business thinking.

Crop irrigation with untreated wastewater, a major health and environmental menace

The use of wastewater to irrigate crops is far more widespread than previously estimated, according to a new study.

A milestone on the road to greener economies

New plant to deliver a safe nutrient-rich fertilizer made from recycled waste

Banking on wastewater

IWMI enables societies to address challenges posed by wastewater by generating new knowledge on wastewater management, writes Jeremy Bird.

Cities and towns in deep doo-doo

Scaling up sustainable and profitable re-use of fecal sludge to sort out the mess

Guess what’s about to hit the fan!

A year of taking seriously the developing world’s wastewater crisis.

Resource Recovery & Reuse, series-7: A review on production, marketing and use of fuel briquettes

Where modern heating and cooking fuels for domestic, institutional, commercial and industrial use are not readily available, briquettes made from biomass residues could contribute...

Opportunities for sustainable municipal solid waste (MSW) management in Batticaloa

The objective of this project is to recommend business strategies for the recovery and productive reuse of MSW of compost plants in the Batticaloa district.

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