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Ecosan - closing the loop : proceedings of the 2nd international symposium, 7th - 11th April 2003, Lubeck, Germany

Ecological sanitation (ecosan) is a holistic approach to sanitation and water management based on the systematic closure of local material flow-cycles. Ecosan introduces the concept of sustainability to sanitation. One of the objectives of the five-day symposium was to formulate priority actions for the further promotion and up-scaling of ecosan. Sessions included the following topics: Ecosan - a realistic tool to achieve the Millenium Development Goals; Progress, policies and legislation; Social and economic aspects; Rural and peri - urban case studies; Hygiene and environmental assessments; New technological developments and experiments; Hygienic agro-reuse; Feasibility studies; Decision making tools; Urban case studies.

TitleEcosan - closing the loop : proceedings of the 2nd international symposium, 7th - 11th April 2003, Lubeck, Germany
Publication TypeConference Report
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsEschborn, DEGTZ-, IWA -London, GB, International Water Association
Paginationxiv, 1004 p. : fig., tab.
Date Published2004-01-01
PublisherDeutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Place PublishedEschborn, Germany
ISBN Number3000127917
Keywordsappropriate technology, awareness raising, community participation, ecological sanitation, financing, institutional aspects, legislation, peri-urban communities, policies, rural areas, sdipol, sdisan, training, uebw, urban areas, water reuse
Abstract

Ecological sanitation (ecosan) is a holistic approach to sanitation and water management based on the systematic closure of local material flow-cycles. Ecosan introduces the concept of sustainability to sanitation. One of the objectives of the five-day symposium was to formulate priority actions for the further promotion and up-scaling of ecosan. Sessions included the following topics: Ecosan - a realistic tool to achieve the Millenium Development Goals; Progress, policies and legislation; Social and economic aspects; Rural and peri - urban case studies; Hygiene and environmental assessments; New technological developments and experiments; Hygienic agro-reuse; Feasibility studies; Decision making tools; Urban case studies.

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