Prototype Update, 26 July 2017

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Solids System Update: TOWR Trailer Unit Opens to Users on RTI Campus North Carolina, United States Early in July, the Toilet with Onsite Waste Remediation (TOWR) trailer, a research endeavor jointly funded by US Army Natick and the...

Newly Published Paper from our Liquids Team!

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Congratulations to our Liquids Team on their recent paper published in the Water and Environment Journal! Titled “Electrochemical disinfection of repeatedly recycled blackwater in a free-standing, additive-free toilet”,...

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...