Toilet turns human waste into cooking fuel
July 1, 2009
LONDON — There is a revolutionary new toilet soon to hit the market that promotes sustainability, according to AZoBuild.
The Gardiner CH4, which stores fecal matter that is then collected and exchanged for methane gas used for cooking, is expected to hit the worldwide market by December 2009, the story stated.
Developed by Virginia Gardiner and manufactured by Excrextra, the toilet packages human waste and stores it in odor-absorbing, biodegradable packaging until it is ready to be exchanged, the story noted.
The Gardiner CH4 is a low-cost, waterless mechanical toilet that combines the simplicity of an outhouse with the technological breakthroughs of modern toilets, the story added.
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