A Better Toilet

For A Cleaner World


“Holistic approach to sanitation issues”

A recent post on dailypioneer.com by M Venkaiah Naidu talks of a more holistic approach being needed to achieve total sanitation in India. There no doubting the progress that’s been achieved since the Swachch Bharat Mission was launched in 2014. “This is reflected in...

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World Water Day

March 22nd, as always, marks World Water Day. It’s a time for us all to stop and recognize the fact that many people on this planet do not have access to clean water, or a sanitation option to clean the water the do have access to. “World Water Day, on 22 March every...

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A Recent Odor Consultation

We had a nice half day visit with Marc and Siddharth from Duke University at the RTI-Duke site at CEPT in Ahmedabad on February 25th. Marc and Siddharth did some initial measurements on key-point sources of odor in our prototype. As we’ve written in the past, odor is...

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International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and our project proudly recognizes, and stands in solidarity with, the incredible women and girls all around the world that face a day-to-day adversity that is individual only to them. Aside from promoting and standing for equality...

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Prototype Update, 26 Feb 2017

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 a burnable material using the heat...

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