From Windows to toilets: Bill Gates backs plans for a solar-powered loo for the third world

August 15, 2012 by  
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By Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 05:23 EST, 15 August 2012 | UPDATED: 08:07 EST, 15 August 2012

Philanthropy: Bill Gates speaks at yesterday’s event, where he awarded $100,000 to CalTech for its work on a sun-powered loo for the third world

Bill Gates, the world’s leading private philanthropist, is betting the future of sanitation in the third world will be solar powered.

The Microsoft co-founder handed a $100,000 (

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