In Geneva, a group of pioneering residents, members of the Equilibre Cooperative got an exceptional authorization, the first one of its kind nationwide, to build housing without the mandatory connection to sewers. Two separate buildings adopted different solutions to manage human excrement locally: one with dry toilets, the other with flush toilets.  Both keep the nutrient and water cycles intact without polluting the environment.

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