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Himkaar Singh – Saving the world with soil

Is there a way to protect our planet and have everyone involved benefit from it? Yes, there is, says Himkaar Singh, alumnus of the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT). He founded the recycling business The Compost Kitchen in his home country South Africa and made his vision a reality. He turns unused organic household waste into fertile soil and solves several problems at a time. […]

He decided to quit his job and leave South Africa. “I didn’t leave my country to avoid the problem, but to come back with a solution,” he says. Which is why he enrolled in the English master‘s program “Integrated Water Resources Management“ at the ITT where he learned about the ever-growing challenges of overpopulation and economic growth and the impact climate change has on our water resources worldwide.

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