Sanergy Fresh Life Toilet


The Sanergy Fresh Life Toilet is a urine-diverting dry toilet which is housed in a prefabricated structure.

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The Sanergy Fresh Life Toilet is a urine diverting dry toilet housed within a prefabricated concrete structure. The floor has a squat plate and two holes, one for liquid waste and one for solid waste, that lead down to removable waste cartridges. Sanergy sells the toilet as part of a franchise model which includes waste collection services. The collection service transfers waste to a treatment facility where the waste is converted to energy, fertilizer, and insect protein for animal feed.

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The toilets are sold to Kenyan entrepreneurs for approximately $588 USD and includes installation, painting and daily waste collection for one year. Owners of the toilets, called Fresh Life Operators (FLO), receive business management and operations training from Sanergy and can earn revenues by charging customers $0.05 USD per use. Financing is available through a partnership with Kiva, an online micro-lending platform.

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Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

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Residents of communities without access to adequate sanitation services; specifically in high-density population areas (urban, refugee camps, etc.).

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