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Soon, eco-friendly toilets at Lonavla

25 June 2012

PUNE: If things go as planned by the forest department, the Lion’s Point, a scenic tourist spot between Bhushi Dam and Aamby Valley in Lonavla, will soon have a 10-seater movable toilet, set up on a trailer. These toilets will use a combination of bio-digester and phytorid technologies, which are green technologies, and convert organic waste into nutrient-rich treated water. The water thus treated will be safe enough to be let out, without harming the vegetation in the surrounding areas.

…….The Phytorid technology has been developed by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) in Nagpur and patented internationally. It is based on use of plants for treatment of sewage. It has several advantages as it does not require electricity, uses no chemicals, works on gravity flow, and has no recurring cost………

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-06-25/pune/32407762_1_ordinary-toilets-eco-friendly-toilets-septic-tanks

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Written by csirindia

June 26, 2012 at 9:42 am

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