“For the first time, it is possible for water, produced by sunlight, to be even cheaper than tap water,” said Lenan Zhang, a research scientist from the team from MIT and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. “This opens up the possibility for solar desalination to address real-world problems.”
Drinking water; sanitation & hygiene
Acuva Technologies, based out of British Columbia, Canada, has announced its partnership with Quezon City-based Kooler Industries, in an effort to make a significant difference in the war against plastic waste in the Philippines.
Under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), over 500,000 villages and 585 districts in India have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF).