S.P.U.D. Toilet

African Sanitation Outsourcing

The S.P.U.D. toilet is a solar powered, urine diverting toilet.

Product description Brand name and product description

The S.P.U.D. toilet, produced by African Sanitation Outsourcing, is a self-contained urine-diverting unit.  The toilet is solar powered to dry and process the waste anaerobically, and composts waste to be disposed of by users.

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

South Africa

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

The toilet is produced and sold by African Sanitation Outsourcing.

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


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

Similar products available in South Africa such as the Amalooloo urine diversion system.

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)

Designed at a household scale, target users are families of 4-6 people.

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