Design of a Portable Ecological Sanitation Toilet for Disaster Relief


Published in: 2012

Publisher:
Institute of Wastewater Management and Water Protection at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany

Author:
Kinstedt, K.



Content - Summary

A portable toilet appropriate for disaster response is presented in this report. The urine is diverted and the feces undergo a lactofermentation process. Biochar is added also to the feces to eliminate odor and facilitate the reuse of the excreta as a soil additive. The design, costs, logistics and expected challenges are discussed.


Bibliographic information

Kinstedt, K. (2012). Design of a Portable Ecological Sanitation Toilet for Disaster Relief. Institute of Wastewater Management and Water Protection at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany


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