The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Can Potty Distruptors Breed Health and Wealth?

    In teeming slums from Kenya to South Africa, some brave entrepreneurs aim to spin feces into gold, monetizing what comes out of desperately needed toilets, OZY reports. That means outfits like Fresh Life have to convince landlords in Nairobi to host its 3,000 toilets; others cart excreta to processing plants where it breeds flies for animal feed before fertilizing crops. In Cape Town, another enterprise aims to make construction bricks out of urine. It controls pollution and disease, but it’s still unclear if that can compete with the norm of letting things fall where they may.

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