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  • Happy World Toilet Day!

    Happy World Toilet Day! Today is World Toilet Day! While it may sound like a humorous occasion, it’s actually serious – deadly serious.  It’s a day to recognize that not everyone has access to toilets or good sanitation, which leads to 1,000 children dying each day from diarrheal diseases related to poor sanitation.   We usually take our toilets for granted, but according to the World Toilet Organization (a global non-profit committed to improving toilet and sanitation conditions worldwide), “1 billion (15% of the world population) still practice open defecation.”  It’s important to remember that it’s not just the toilet that improves public health, it’s a proper waste treatment system.  The UN estimates that 2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation, so many[…]

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