Soalr powered Toilet from Colorado 'Varsity to debut in India

A revolutionary University of Colorado Boulder toilet fueled by the sun that is being developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people around the world lacking safe and sustainable sanitation will be unveiled in India this month.

The Gates foundation seems to have opened the flood gates of toilet innovation:


  • Void Runner
    Void Runner
    So it's like an incinerator or autoclave? Interesting concept. I wonder if it can be further developed to also help in producing biogas. Though, waterless? Germs are likely not a problem given the temperatures they are shooting for, but particulate impurities will likely remain. There would be risks of clogging extreme cases, corrosion. However, at the end of the day, water is still necessary thing.... 😛

    On a more serious note: 700W means this thing will get HOT and will contribute to thermal mass problem inside structures. At best it can be used as public toilet, it is not a viable solution for homes.

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