Tag Archives: WASH

Revenge of the Fatberg

FOG is no fun. Continue reading

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Toilets, Latrines, and Everything in Between

by Corinna Wang My friend and co-worker, Corinna Wang has written a most inspirational piece on the evolution of the toilet. Since April 7th is World Health Day, I thought this was a good day to post it. Thanks for … Continue reading

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Toilet: A Love Story

Toilet:  A Love Story As comedies go, the lowly toilet has long been the brunt of many a comedic trope, potty humor being the universal go-to language when you need a sure thing.  We laugh at bathroom humor the same … Continue reading

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Niente di Grave

  [Manciano, Italy circa 1995] Niente di Grave While 2020 will go down as one of the toughest years on record for many of us, I would like to posit that some aspects of it were successful, at least for … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day – Nov 19th

Bathroom Loo Water closet, or WC Outhouse El baño Stall Porta-potty Latrine or pit latrine The Throne Whatever you want to call it, access to improved sanitation is a right due to all people. If you live in a place … Continue reading

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The Future is Flush

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Janjay – A Story About Water

This year I joined the Board of the Global Water Alliance in Philadelphia and have gotten to see first hand just how extensive a reach the GWA has.  So many of our GWA partners are writers, educators, academics, and leaders … Continue reading

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Con-Census or Peace?

by Pam Lazos | Sep 20, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 comments I saw a cartoon the other day.  A man and a woman hold hands at the water’s edge, an old gnarled tree to the right of them, while off in the distance is a small … Continue reading

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You Beneath Your Skin — World Toilet Day

You Beneath Your Skin and World Toilet Day If you’ve read my last posts, my friend, Damyanti Biswas has written a compelling and timely novel entitled, You Beneath Your Skin, about, among other things, acid attacks in India.  But a … Continue reading

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World Water Day

WORLD WATER DAY Today, March 22, is World Water Day. [photo by Stacey Lazos] Not to be a downer, but water statistics suck. By 2050 we will have more plastic in the ocean than fish which is going to be … Continue reading

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