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Fri August 17, 2012
Solar Toilet Disinfects Waste, Makes Hydrogen Fuel
Originally published on Fri August 17, 2012 10:34 am
The Reinvent the Toilet Challenge asked engineers to dream up a replacement for the antiquated flush toilet. Michael Hoffmann and his team at Caltech responded with a solar-powered toilet that disinfects waste and reuses wastewater to flush. Better yet, it pumps out hydrogen gas for use in fuel cells.