Frugal innovation meets hygiene

A new episode of the Love Zero Waste podcast is online! As relevant as ever.

As COVID-19 and other viruses taunt communities across the globe, entrepreneurs rise to create solutions to protect people but also the planet. A shocking forty percent of the world’s population does not have access to basic handwashing possibilities, something that adds to the spread of diseases.

We’ve spoken to two entrepreneurs who are combining zero waste and frugal innovation, also known as inclusive innovation or grassroots innovation, to create accessible and affordable hygiene solutions.

Guests in this episode of Love Zero Waste are Adams Bamigbose, CEO and creative director of Above Ground Level Artistry and Shawn Seipler, CEO of Clean the World Foundation. Learn how Adams’s and Shawn’s initiatives are creating life-saving impact at the intersection of frugal innovation, zero waste and hygiene.

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Above Ground Level Artistry on Twitter and Instagram. The washbasin now comes with a sensor! Check it out here and here.

Clean the World Foundation’s website and Facebook-page.

“Nigerian artisan drums up business with upcycled washing stations” (Reuters) “Global Business” (China Global Television Network, CGTN)

“Approximately three out of five people have basic handwashing facilities” (UNICEF) “Everything you need to know about washing your hands to protect against coronavirus (COVID-19)” (UNICEF) “Globally, 4 out of 5 people do not wash hands after using the bathroom” (Wateraid) Definition Frugal Innovation (Wikipedia)

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Idea, production and editing: The Good Tribe and Circulous

Hosts and creators: Evelina Lundqvist and Malin Leth

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