“This futuristic toilet could save lives – and it’s closer than you think”

Our project recently got a great feature article in The News & Observer. It spanned the history of the project, the global challenges we are trying to solve, as well as a particular focus on our TOWR system collaboration with partners US Army Natick.

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....

The Importance of Human Centered Design

A Better Toilet For A Cleaner World Recently I stumbled upon this great video from IDE Wash about the creation of their “Easy Latrine 2.0” in Cambodia and how the new design of it was heavily influenced by human centered design. I particularly love how much the video...