A recent video shows Bill Gates drinking a glass of water processed from human feces by the Janicki Omniprocessor, a device that turns human waste into drinking water, electricity, and ash that was developed by Janicki Bioenergy and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The goal of the Janicki Omniprocessor is to provide energy, clean drinking water, and hygienic waste disposal to developing nations.
The device works by heating sewage waste and separating solids from water vapor. The water vapor is then processed and filtered extensively until it is drinkable. The dried solids are then used as fuel to power a generator.
Bill Gates recently got to check out the Omniprocessor, an ingenious machine designed and built by Janicki Bioenergy, which turns human waste into water and electricity. In places without good waste treatment plants, it could be a real game-changer.
images via Gates Notes, Janicki Bioenergy