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With Biodegradable Toilet Powder, Indian WASH Advocates Hope To Speed Waste Breakdown In Safer Way

Wall Street Journal: This Poo Powder Aims to Help India’s Diarrhea Problem
“…As part of a ‘Stop Diarrhea’ program run by the non-profit Save the Children, a biodegradable toilet powder that speeds up the breakdown of excrement has been developed by Reckitt Benckiser — makers of toilet cleaning products such as Harpic and Dettol. … [I]t is part of a broader plan laid out by United Nations body UNICEF and the World Health Organization to reduce child mortality including promoting breast feeding, washing hands, and other better hygiene practices…” (Bhattacharya, 3/26).

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