sanitation

Covid Changed the Game in Disease Detection

From wearables to wastewater, the Covid pandemic has spurred important innovations in how we detect infectious disease. The benefits will likely be felt for years.

The Future is Circular

Our current economy is built on taking finite materials and turning them into waste, so we can consume more finite materials. The system needs a complete overhaul.

Shanghai Street View: Toilet Technology

China’s economic miracle has captured global headlines for much of the last 30 years, but a much quieter revolution has also taken place in that time at the nation’s toilets. As China’s leading commercial center,...

Shanghai Street View: Garbage Disposal

What started as local news of hundreds of dead pigs found floating in Shanghai's Huangpu River has suddenly morphed into a major story, captivating global audiences with its graphic images and air of mystery about...