Clean Living – Part 1

Earth Report
S13:Ep922 mins2008

Earth Report travels to Bangladesh to discover changing attitudes to sanitation. It has the highest population density in the world, but half the people are without adequate sanitation – they use rivers and fields as their toilet. No more “open defecation”: instead of top-down solutions, a new approach has eradicated open defecation in more than 300 villages. The bonus? It turns out the strategy has far wider ramifications. Earth Report investigates.

Video Language: English