The TFP Composting Toilet

Toilets for People

The TFP Composting toilet is self-contained, dry composting toilet.

Product description Brand name and product description

The TFP Composting Toilet is a urine-diverting, self-contained, waterless composting toilet. The core technology is a rotating, horizontally-mounted drum that accelerates the aerobic composting process.

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

Nicaragua, Mexico, Peru, Haiti, Senegal Interview with representative

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Toilets for People is a hybrid organization (non-profit and for-profit). As a non-profit TFP partners with NGOs to train them how to make composting toilets on location using locally available materials and labor. Interview with representative
Implementing organizations include NGOs such as:
1. El Porvenir in La Palma, Nicaragua
2. American Friends of La Korsa (AFLK) in Tambacounda, Senegal
3. Fundacion Haciendas del Mundo Maya (FHMM) in Campeche, Mexico
4. Rise Haiti and Foi et Joie in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
5. Amazon Promise in Belen, Peru
6. Gospel Haiti in Oriani, Haiti
As a for-profit organization, TFP sells toilets to individuals in the US that need an off-grid toilet solution. Examples include cabins, tiny houses and RVs.
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
For non-profit partners, TFP is able to teach them how to make a composting toilet for under $100.
As a for-profit entity, TFP sells toilets for $895 (which includes shipping anywhere in the USA).Interview with representative
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Envirolet, Sun-Mar Interview with representative

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)

Communities that have been triggered to want toilets of their own and are interested in waterless composting toilets.  TfP focuses on flood-prone communities and other locations where conventional toilet technologies, like flush toilets, fail. Interview with representative


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