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Why Wastewater Treatment Crucial for Development

Why Wastewater Treatment Crucial for Development

Clean water is an essential element for human health, wellbeing and prosperity. Whether used for drinking, cleaning, food production or industrial output, access to sufficient water resources is a basic human need. Access to sufficient and safe sanitation facilities is also vital for hygiene, disease prevention, and human health.

Cross-cutting Measures for Environmental Sanitation

Cross-cutting Measures for Environmental Sanitation

An estimated 2.3 billion people around the globe are without basic sanitation, while 844 million do not have access to clean water, despite both being considered as key human rights.

The Index Score for Wastewater Treatment

The Index Score for Wastewater Treatment

As global population grows (increasing agricultural, industrial and domestic demands for water), and water demand increases, water stress and the risk of water scarcity is now a common concern. This is even more applicable for particular regions with lower water resources and/or larger population pressures.

10 Counties with Largest Increases in CO2 Emissions in 2017

10 Counties with Largest Increases in CO2 Emissions in 2017

Developed nations typically have high carbon dioxide emissions per capita, while some developing countries lead in the growth rate of carbon dioxide emissions.

Top 5 Countries on Energy Transition Index by WEF

Top 5 Countries on Energy Transition Index by WEF

It benchmarks countries on the performance of their energy system, as well as their readiness for transition to a secure, sustainable, affordable, and reliable energy future.

How Waste in Landfills Contribute to Climate Change

How Waste in Landfills Contribute to Climate Change

We take out our trash and feel lighter and cleaner. But at the landfill, the food and yard waste that trash contains is decomposing and releasing methane, a greenhouse gas that’s 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide.

Types of Wastewater

Types of Wastewater

Polluted water isn’t just dirty—it’s deadly. Some 1.8 million people die every year of diarrheal diseases like cholera.

The Water Crisis is A Health
 Crisis

The Water Crisis is A Health
 Crisis

Today, 844 million people – 1 in 9 – lack access to safe water and 2.3 billion people – 1 in 3 – lack access to a toilet.

Are We Choking in Plastic?

Are We Choking in Plastic?

In Southeast Asia, the problem is compounded by a distinct insufficiency in waste management policy and practice.

We Need to Shift to A Circular Economy Model

We Need to Shift to A Circular Economy Model

Our myopic focus on producing and consuming as cheaply as possible has created a linear economy in which objects are briefly used and then discarded as waste.