Prototype Update, 12 July 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Solids System Update: North Carolina, United States The Solids team has spent the majority of our time as of late working on the trailer mobile unit, getting a fecal processing system similar to the one in our lab, up and running...

Prototype Update, 12 June 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Liquids System Update: North Carolina, United States Our Liquids System’s team is proud to present their first publication! It focuses on our electrochemical disinfection process and the research our liquids team put into the...

Prototype Update, 31 May 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Solids and Liquids System Update: WASH and DST Team wins and award for the hard work they put into the TOWR project! (Please NOTE: The news release below has been reprinted from a recent post on RTI.org’s internal staff...

Prototype Update, 26 Feb 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Solids System Update: This video shows RTI International’s Gates Foundation funded toilet running a full-loop on the solid processing side for one of the first times. The cycle, shown below in the diagram, processes human feces into...

Prototype Update, 17 Feb 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Liquid System Update Last month we briefly introduced the idea of the “user-day equivalent”. You might be wondering what that means, exactly? As we develop, deploy, and test our systems, we need a way to compare data we collect in...

Prototype Update, 23 Jan 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Solids System Update: Holiday Poo! North Carolina, United States The last week of December saw a major milestone, as our first batch of feces was dried solely by the combustion of previously-dried feces on the current Beta system...

Prototype Update, 6 Jan 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Liquid System Update: North Carolina, United States Throughout the month of December, the liquid team focused on testing out the new baffle tank design. The new baffle tank is a great success with data showing it improves effluent...

Prototype Update, 16 December 2016

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Solid System Update In the video below, our very own Stef Teleski takes us on walk through of the current system setup that we have, to deal with solid waste. In it, she covers the system as a whole, the addition of springs to the...

Prototype Update, 1 December 2016

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Liquid System Update North Carolina, United States A new fully automated Beta 2.0 system was recently installed at the RTI testing laboratory in the US. This biggest change for the liquid system was a redesign of the baffle tank....