What is Sustainable Sanitation?

February 2022

This webpage outlines the dimensions of sanitation sustainability that Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) embedded in their vision when it was founded in 2008: Health and hygiene, environment and natural resources, technology and operation, financial and economic issues, and socio-cultural and institutional aspects. It also mentions the four Bellagio principles from 2000.

This is a synthetic and accessible resource that works well as a checklist for anyone who is looking at the sustainability of a programme, intervention, or system, for planning, monitoring or evaluation purposes. It summarises the basics of sustainable sanitation in just 1500 words.

(Webpage accessed 16th February 2022)

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PublisherSustainable Sanitation Alliance
ThemesChallenging contexts, Climate change, Health, Hygiene, Monitoring, evaluation and learning, Sustainability and safely managed sanitation

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