Flying Toilet – Disposable toiltet that can help crops

March 11, 2010 at 1:25 pm Leave a comment

Flying toilet - Disposable Toilet

In the developing world, an estimated 2.6 billion people, or about 40 percent of the earth’s population, do not have access to a toilet, according to United Nations figures. A Swedish entrepreneur is trying to market and sell a biodegradable plastic bag that acts as a single-use toilet for urban slums in the developing world.

Once used, the bag can be knotted and buried, and a layer of urea crystals breaks down the waste into fertilizer, killing off disease-producing pathogens found in feces. The bag, called the Peepoo, is the brainchild of Anders Wilhelmson, an architect and professor in Stockholm.

After successfully testing it for a year in Kenya and India, he said he planned to mass produce the bag this summer.

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