27 Oct '14, 9pm

Solar powered Sol-Char toilet zaps poop into fertilizer bricks:

Solar powered Sol-Char toilet zaps poop into fertilizer bricks:

The high-powered poop burning outhouse was built as part of the Bill and Melinda Gate’s Foundation’s Reinvent the Toilet challenge , fulfilling its mission to create a sustainable and useful toilet that could aid developing nations by utilizing the power of poop. The Sol-Char not only sanitizes human waste without the need of expensive infrastructure, but it also yields a useful byproduct that can help boost farm and crop production in developing countries. The off the grid Sol-Char was created with a grant of $777,000 and $1 million from the Gates Foundation.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/sol-char-solar-powered-toilet-zaps-p...

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