Prototype Update, 26 July 2017

Prototype Update, 26 July 2017

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 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, opened to the public for use. Users can visit the comfortable, temperature controlled Western style toilet, make “donations” and anonymously note their comments if they’d like.

Prototype Update, 12 July 2017

Prototype Update, 12 July 2017

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 and making improvements to the control logic.

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, 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...