SCG unveils “Thailand’s First Reinvented Toilet,” an innovation for sustainable public sanitation in Khlong Phlabphla Community, Rama IX

Date: 22 May 2019

BANGKOK – May 22, 2018 Chemicals Business, SCG has unveiled SCG Reinvented Toilet, Thailand’s first toilet with an integrated waste treatment system that can disinfect waste and separate liquids and solids with a 100% efficiency. The self-contained toilet helps ensure safe waste disposal, preventing harmful pathogens from being released into rivers and reducing the spread of infectious diseases. The invention also makes it possible to recover useful resources from solid waste and use them as soil conditioners. SCG Reinvented Toilet is developed by Chemicals Business, SCG in collaboration with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), in an effort to improve basic sanitation for communities and contribute to environmental sustainability. Initial development of the toilet was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pilot units of the toilet have recently been installed for public use at Khlong Phlabphla Community in Rama IX.