Blue Box Toilet

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The Blue Box Toilet is a urine diverting, dry toilet.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Sanivation Blue Box toilet is a urine diverting, dry toilet that can be manufactured locally at small scale. It is designed to appeal to users’ sense of style, cleanliness and modernity.

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

Dense urban areas lacking sewer service, especially communities and refugee camps in East Africa. Currently, Sanivation has operations in Naivasha subcounty, Nakuru County, Kenya and have also conducted a pilot in Kakuma refugee camp.Interview with representative

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Sanivation distributes the Blue Box toilets as part of their Container-Based Sanitation (CBS) Waste Collection Service.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The users of the Blue Box toilet pay a monthly subscription fee as part of the Sanivation service model. The pricing associated with that is 300 Kenyan Shillings (~$3.50 USD) upon customer sign-up, 300 Kenyan Shillings (~$3.50 USD) upon installation, and a monthly subscription of 600 Kenyan Shillings (~$7.00 USD) per month.Interview with representative

The cost of Blue Box toilet manufacture with labor is currently ~$65 USD. Sanivation is aiming to drop this price point to around $35 USD at scale.

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

Sanergy Fresh Life, 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)

Households in dense urban areas without piped water or sewer connections.Interview with representative

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