Bill Gates Toilet Project has raised a buzz on all the social mBill Gates is, in a manner of speaking, flushing his money down the toilet.
Bill Gates Toilet Project
His charitable organisation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is looking for future modes that can improve sanitation around the world.
At the Reinvent the Toilet fair, hosted at its Seattle campus this week, designs included a lavatory that used microwave energy to turn poo into electricity.
Another turned excrement into charcoal, while a third used urine for flushing.
In total 28 designs were shown off at the fair and the winner was a team from the California Institute of Technology.
Led by Prof Michael Hoffman, the toilet they designed was solar-powered and generated hydrogen gas and electricity. They won a $100,000 prize.
Battle of the brains on how to Sanitize the environment which they believe could help reduce the rate of Infection spread especially in Developing countries.
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