Bill Gates Names the Winners of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge
Aug 14, 2012
“Next-generation” toilets showcased at Gates Foundation offer innovative sanitation solutions that can save and improve lives around the world
Seattle, WA, August 14, 2012—Bill Gates today announced the winners of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge—an effort to develop “next-generation” toilets that will deliver safe and sustainable sanitation to the 2.5 billion people worldwide who don’t have it. The awards recognize researchers from leading universities who are developing innovative ways to manage human waste, which will help improve the health and lives of people around the world.