Unsafe Return of Human Excreta to the Environment
sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The work is intended to inform the expected Sustainable Development Goal Target to reduce the amount of human excreta unsafely returned to the environment. The “global scorecard” for excreta management developed will assist governments, funding agencies and development agencies to address progress and the need for improvement more effectively, both from an improved understanding of the situation, and from the clearer insight into the global situation.
Water Institute Researchers and Staff
Call for Feedback
We have conducted a review of peer-reviewed and grey literature to examine the unsafe return of human waste from pit latrines, septic tanks, and sewerage across the sanitation delivery chain. We invite WaSH professionals and practitioners to read and share feedback on the review, which can be accessed through our publications page.