The Sanitation Economy is a robust marketplace of products and services, renewable resource flows, data and information that could transform future cities, communities, and businesses.

The Sanitation Economy is smart, sustainable, innovative, cost saving and revenue generating.

The Sanitation Economy links 3 distinct areas for business and societal benefit:


The toilet economy

Toilet product and service innovation that provides toilets fit for purpose for all contexts ad incomes. This spans centralised and decentralised, sewered and non-sewered, high water tables and low, low-income to high, rural, urban and perl-urban. Toilet designs apply the Circular sanitation Economy principals to minimise waste and GHG, and capture data to feed the Smart Sanitation Economy.


The circular sanitation economy

Toilet Resources (The TBC's preferred term for human waste) that feed into a system which replaces traditional waste management with a Circular Economy approach. It connects the biocycle, using multiple forms of biological waste, recovering nutrients and water, creating value-adding products such as renewable energy, organic fertilisers, proteins and more.


The smart sanitation economy

Digitised sanitation system that optimise data for operating efficiencies, maintenance, plus consumer use and health information insights. Sanitation is included in smart cities architecture monitoring public toilet usage, sewage treatment, health indicators, and detects needs for maintenance and repair throughout the system.

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