August, 2016

Rob Goodier

Untreated Wastewater: A Growing Crisis and Its Solutions

August 31, 2016

Aerial photos reveal a plume of brown fecal sludge drifting off the coast at Lavender Hill in Accra, Ghana....

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Janet Gunter

Don’t toss it… Fix it! How to find the information you need to repair electronics and appliances

August 30, 2016

By Janet Gunter Co-Founder of The Restart Project Electronic waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams around...

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Tom Decker

E4C investigates technologies that turn waste into energy

With the population on the rise, the world’s waste stream has become increasingly difficult to manage. But waste-to-energy schemes...

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Ranjith Annepu

Coconuts for compost and bicycling recycling: Two new solutions to waste management

August 29, 2016

Two organizations are taking two very different approaches to managing the growing mountain of waste generated in the developing...

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Rob Goodier

3D Printing with E-Waste: Five Questions for Roy Ombatti

August 26, 2016

Roy Ombatti turns sobering e-waste statistics around by using the waste to build salable 3D printers. The world generates...

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Kevin M Passino

Humanitarian Engineering Principle Five: Build Technological Capacity

August 20, 2016

This is the fifth in a series of principles based on the textbook Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies that Help People, by Kevin...

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Jason Kass

Patently Wrong International Development

August 15, 2016

Scaling patented, secretive technologies in healthcare is a risky business. We witnessed an example of the problem recently in...

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Charles Newman

Building Materials and Methods: E4C’s Essential Online Resources for Professionals

August 12, 2016

When global development professionals need to make a decision about which technologies to use in their work, we’d like...

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Rob Goodier

Introduction to Engineering for Global Development: E4C’s new online course prepares newcomers to the practice

August 9, 2016

Engineering for Change offers an online course to students and professionals entering the field of engineering for global development....

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Rob Goodier

How to make a wooden mold for biosand water filters

August 5, 2016

Household biosand water filters are proven effective and long lasting. Traditionally, the filters are built from concrete poured into...

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