…we need a toilet. But billions of people don’t have one.
This means human faeces, on a massive scale, is not being captured or treated – contaminating the water and soil that sustain human life.
We are turning our environment into an open sewer.
We must build toilets and sanitation systems that work in harmony with ecosystems.
World Toilet Day is about nature-based solutions to our sanitation needs.
When nature calls we have to listen and act.
World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19th November, is about taking action to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030. This is part of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: sanitation and water.
Wherever you are, and whatever you do on November 19th, make it all about toilets.
We must build toilets and sanitation systems that work in harmony with our environment. When nature calls, we have to listen and act.
Nature-based solutions (NBS) to the sanitation and water crisis harness the power of ecosystems: