Clean Team Toilet

Clean Team,

Clean Team is a Ghanaian social enterprise that that provides household toilets at a low monthly fee.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Clean Team service is a comprehensive sanitation system, with a custom-designed stand-alone rental toilet (which is urine-diverting, or UDDT), as well as a waste-removal system that collects 2-3 times per week. Once at their central processing facility, they transport the waste to a treatment site. Clean Team now serves 5,000 people in Kumasi, Ghana, making lives cleaner and healthier. This business evolved from the Uniloo project: a collaborative venture between WSUP (Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor), Unilever, and design consultants IDEO.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$4 initial fee for the toilet; $9/month for the service
(compares to $30/month for public toilet use by a 5-person family). In addition, the organization is exploring tiered pricing options for schools, households, businesses, public toilets, and community centers. Family size can alter collection frequency, launching price to a possible $20.45/month.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Sanergy Freshlife, Sanivation Blue Box Toilet, Traditional Pit Latrines, open-defecation

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Low income populations in dense urban areas. This product has a distribution history in Kumasi, Ghana

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