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There is an urgent need for sanitation in world today. Human excrementa are contaminating water with ch***ra and other diseases. There is a way to change this problem into a solution for last weeks mission. The peepoo bag is an excellent way to solve both the food crisis and the lack of safe water. The bag is easy to use, it's biodegradable and it's cheap. But even more important - used bags are extraordinary as fertilizer.

It's a simple solution to a difficult problem; and as we all know, the simple solutions are often the best. Below is a video showing how the peepoo bag is met with enthusiasm.

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Comment by ben on March 25, 2010 at 9:57pm
Sweden and the Royal Institute of Technology strike again! I wonder if it gains acceptance in all cultures (can't immediately think of one that wouldn't)?
Comment by Riko Kamachi on March 25, 2010 at 10:03pm
What a cool idea! Thanks for sharing this :)
Comment by Per-Erik Daniel Eriksson on March 25, 2010 at 10:18pm
@ben: I've had the same thougts, but the man in the video convinced that the key to gaining acceptance is the fact that it also provides a fertilizer.
Comment by ben on March 25, 2010 at 10:22pm
Nice and simple...the best ideas always are!
Comment by Maarten Pakvis on March 25, 2010 at 10:39pm
Great so see that simple solutions still solve difficult problems :-)
Comment by Per-Erik Daniel Eriksson on March 25, 2010 at 10:57pm
Indeed, but there's often loads of hard design work behind the seemingly simple solutions.
Comment by Maarten Pakvis on March 25, 2010 at 11:02pm
Ofcourse, I can imagine that it is really hard to create a bag which is biodegradable but also air tight. Probably a lot of research involved.

But the use of the "product" is really simple and therefore good for adoption.

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