Tiger Toilet

Bear Valley Ventures

The Tiger Toilet is a pour-flush pit latrine toilet which uses vermifiltration to treat waste.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Tiger Toilet sanitation technology consists of a bathroom superstructure and a pit-biodigester employing vermifilration technology. The vermifiltration technology uses earthworms to decompose the waste from latrines rapidly into vermi-compost, while liquids drain out of the system. The Tiger Toilet is currently being developed and sold by EaSol Pvt Ltd.

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

India, Uganda, Myanmar

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

The original designer, Bear Valley Ventures, partnered with local organizations to distribute and install Tiger Toilets across India, including PriMove, Tata Foundation, and LIGGT. Currently the technology is developed and sold by EaSol Pvt Ltd.

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

Unknown

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

Locally manufacturer vermicimposting toilets, which can generally be constructed by any individual by digging a pit with suitable drainage and adding bedding materials and Eisenia foetida worms.

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)

Target users include households in rural communities, households in peri-urban areas, and people living in displaced-person camps.

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