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EPA Grant Number: SU835075
Title: Use of Vermicomposting to Reduce Solid Waste Accumulations, Alleviate Flooding and Further Sustainable Development in Slum Settlements in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 

University of Texas at Austin students are designing, constructing and testing a vermicomposting (composting with worms) bin to improve public health in developing nations by reducing water contamination from organic wastes.

Challenge Area(s): Water

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    Use of Vermicomposting to Reduce Solid Waste Accumulations, Alleviate Flooding and Further Sustainable Development in Slum Settlements in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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