Toilets for People and the CRAPPER

Toilets for People (TfP) is a social business that designs and manufactures waterless composting toilets and trains NGO partners in the developing world how to build, install & maintain them.

Toilets for People specializes in providing hygienic sanitation solutions for flood-prone areas, urban slums and displaced persons camps – places where pit latrines and flush toilets fail.

The CRAPPER, aka the Compact, Rotating, Aerobic, Pollution-Prevention, Excreta, Reducer, is an affordable, self-contained, waterless composting toilet that uses a proven technology to safely treat human waste.

Critical Acclaim for Toilets for People and the CRAPPER:
PBS Newshour; 4 Innovative toilet designs to talk about on World Toilet Day; 11/19/2015
ONE.org; 7 Sustainable toilets that could change the way the world poops; 11/18/14
Inhabitat; 8 Lifesaving Toilet Designs; 01/03/2015
CurrencyFair.com; 20 Global Startups That Are Changing the World; 01/12/2016
The Daily Banter; 22 of the Most Fascinating Social Good Startups Changing the World; 06/30/2015
Popular Science; Maker Faire: A Composting Toilet for Developing Countries; 09/28/15
TIDES; The CRAPPER, Everybody Needs One; 10/15/2014
Appropriate Technology; Sanitation, New rotating composting toilet; 03/01/2014
WASH funders Blog; Low-Tech Design Can Fuel WASH Innovations & SDG6; 06/17/16
DNA Info; Toilet Company Makes Flushless Commodes for Flood-Prone Countries; 11/19/2015

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TfP’s Products

Bathroom kits are shipped flat packed & ready to assemble. Total weight is less than 100 pounds so the bathroom kit can fit into 2 large travel bags (each weighing 50 pounds) and brought on as plane as normal checked luggage if needed to transport overseas.

The bathroom kit includes the CRAPPER Composting Toilet, Ventilation Kit and the Tinkler, a unisex urination fixture.


Buy the Bathroom Kit, which includes the CRAPPER, Ventilation Kit and Tinkler for $950, plus tax & shipping.
TfP T-shirts for $15
TfP Hats for $20
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Ventilation Kit


Includes:
0.1 Amp 12V In-Pipe Fan;
500mA 12V AC Plug-in Adaptor;
12V 7.2 Amp Lead-Acid Battery; and
750mA 12V Automatic Battery Charger.  
$200


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The Tinkler


Unisex Urination Fixture
$125


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The CRAPPER


Composting Toilet Made of Recycled Marine Grade High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plastic
$625

In Country-Pilot Toilet Installations & Training

The average in-country material cost to build a locally made, family-scale composting toilet with urinals as part of a pilot installation project is $200.

Approximate costs to hire Toilets for People to conduct an in-country pilot CRAPPER composting toilet installation project:

In Latin America: $7,500, inclusive, to train NGO staff, provide capacity building to community members and construct & install 5 CRAPPER composting toilets (for processing pee and poop), 5 Wizzers (male urinals – stand up style) and 5 Tinklers (unisex urination fixtures – sit down style) using local materials and labor.

In Africa or Asia: $10,000, inclusive, to train NGO staff, provide capacity building to community members and construct & install 5 CRAPPER composting toilets (for processing pee and poop), 5 Wizzers (male urinals – stand up style) and 5 Tinklers (unisex urination fixtures – sit down style) using local materials and labor.

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