11 Apr '12, 12pm

Smart Toilet & Sink Combo Uses Greywater to Flush via @kimberleymok

Smart Toilet & Sink Combo Uses Greywater to Flush via @kimberleymok

Modern water usage and design in the bathroom is in need of a complete overhaul, as detailed before in Lloyd's fascinating History of the Bathroom series. With better water conservation in mind (and not flushing with perfectly good drinking water), South Korean designer Jang Woo-seok tackles this aspect with this clever water-saving design, which uses an double compartment system that stores greywater from a connected washbasin to flush the stainless steel toilet bowl below. © Jang Woo-seok © Jang Woo-seok Conventional toilets present a range of problems; not only would they be better separated from shower and bath (less germs), we shouldn't be using drinking water to flush away pee and poop either. Says Lloyd in The History and Design of the Bathroom Part 8: Pulling It All Together : We built a system that uses expensive fresh water to flush away poop and pee that has rea...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/bathroom-design/greywater-toile...

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