Separett Villa 9000
The Separett Villa 9000 is a urine diverting dry toilet that requires electricity.
The Separett Villa 9000 is a urine diverting dry toilet made for both warm and cold climates. It is adapted to be used where there is no sewer system and/or where water resources are scarce. The urine diverting mechanism is made so that households can use the urine as fertilizer for gardens, etc. Separett has distributers in most continents.
All places where water is scarce and a sewer system do not exist, toilets have been sold in desert-like conditions in Africa as well as in Greenland. Regions open to nutrient recovery and composting. A cooperation between the manufacturer and a waste management company in Peru has introduced the product in the Latin American market.
457-937 USD. The price varies between retailers.
Individuals and households without access to a sewer system. Mainly targeted to villa owners in the global North but applicable for any users in water scarce contexts and users who wish to use the urine for fertilizer and faeces for compost. Wastewater managing companies are also buyers of the system.
Patent titled “Tredelad urinseparerande torrtoalett” with the application nr SE 0202312-5 and publication number SE 526298. Application was approved 2005-08-16. More information can be found at the Swedish database for patents.
Can be bought directly from manufacturer or from retailers in stores or at the web. In Peru users pay monthly for a package with the toilet, emptying, and maintenance from a waste management company.
As of 2017, about 100,000 toilets have been distributed worldwide.Interview with manufacturer
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Time until emptying is estimated to be needed
The toilet is made of polypropene plastic. The dimensions of the toilet are L:77 B:47 H:66 cm and it weighs 21 kg. The fan works on grid power (about 230V) and has two speed modes. The energy consumption is 0.276 kWh/day for power mode 1 and 0.276 kWh/day for power mode 2. The venting pipe is 75 mm in diameter and the included 32 mm waste hose is 2 m long. The toilet is CE marked.
The faeces are stored in a 23 L compostable storage bag inside the toilet and the urine is led to either a storage tank or to an infiltration site. It has a venting pipe with a fan that removes smell and keeps flies away. A concealing view screen over the container opens automatically when a person sits down on the toilet. The toilet is normally installed with the ventilation connected to an outer wall. It is connected to a power jack to run the fan. The urine is transported via a hose to a storage tank. More info about the product can be found in the product manual and the user instructions.
Replacement components are available at the Separett webshop and at retail stores.
The product has a 5-year warranty and the manufacturer states that the product has a life of least 10 years.interview with manufacturer
No smell, only need to empty container every 4-6 week in a 5-person household. Simple handling of the waste. Corresponding to a normal flush toilet in regards to design and user friendliness. Works year around in warm and cold climates. 5-year warranty.
Unlimited storage container, safe electrical equipment, odourless due to the fan, no eye-contact with faeces during use.
Separett, Svensk Maskinprovning (SMP)
All electronic equipment is CE marked.
230 V power. The product can be combined with a 50 L ejektor tank that can be connected to the toilet. The ejektor tank is connected to a water source and automatically makes a mix of water and urine that can be directly applied to plants via a hose from the tank.
The Villa 9000 is CE certified.
CE standard for electrical devices.
There is a Villa 9010 version for off grid sites. The fan then runs on 12V so it can be run by solar panels or a battery.
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