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André Soares

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Brazil

André Soares has created and worked with eco toilets for over 30 years. And the result? Forests! Come chat with André to find out the safe way to compost your manure to create your own forest.


André Soares is a visionary social entrepreneur, designer and educator with more than 30 years dedicated to educating and encouraging people to pursue a sustainable lifestyle.

Awarded Social Technology of the Year in Brazil from the Science and Technology Ministry for "composting toilets”, recipient of the Planeta Casa Architecture Prize and three social technology inventions awarded by the Bank of Brazil Foundation. As an expert in ecological sanitation and social housing, André was recognised as one of the 50 leading minds by the Environment Brazil organisation, leader in the environmental protection movement of Brazil. He also spent ten years as Director of Sustainability for Boom Festival in Portugal.