Portable toilets are proving to be a convenient option at events conducted outdoors with high footfall, events in remote areas and also large scale events. Apart from fulfilling the requirement and demand for toilets by the attendees, portable toilets also have many environmental benefits. The best way to have portable toilets if hosting an event is by renting them. They can be rented both for short and long term. Mostly all services include cleaning and maintenance. All type of portable toilets have their specific environmental benefits. Listed below are a few that have positively impacted the environment the most.
Less use of water:
Portable toilets usually have washing space inside. The designing is such that it includes a toilet seat and a small washing area, basically a basin. Many toilets have facilities that use and reuse water. The design of these toilets allows proper segregation of fecal matter. It separates faeces, non-biodegradable material, methane and water. These toilets also have bacteria embedded sheets to separate different components.
Less spread of waste:
Ever been in a situation during traveling where you really need to visit the restroom but you can’t find one for miles together? And in how many situation have you gave up and peed or pooped in the open? In that moment of frustration, it’s not easy to think about the impact this act can have on the environment. How it can contaminate the environment. Use of portable toilets, even the once that you can carry during your travels, easily solves this issue. It prevents the surrounding from getting dirty and contaminated thus preventing spreading of diseases.
Right disposal of waste:
As mentioned before, portable toilets these days are designed in a way where the waste is properly segregated. Good and ecofriendly designs allow the components to get segregated in different chambers that solve different purposes. Waste disposal is a major issue in developing countries. Improper waste disposal results in contamination of surroundings and cause several health hazards sometimes which take longer to cure. Locations with high chances of such kind of contamination need portable toilets for better disposal of waste.
Revolutionary design of portable toilets has helped save huge amount of water especially in the cases where water can be reused. In such cases it then also becomes easier to measure the amount of water filled in the tanks. Thus, keeping a check on the water stored, used and wasted. Some of the toilets, especially the ones used in the woods or camping site do not even need water. Human waste is directed into pits where decomposition happens. Thus, all types of portable toilet designs help save water.
Portable toilets also solve one of the most important problems, of odor or bad smell. Their design locks the odor inside and also attract less insects and fleas to hover over it. Odor is one of the biggest problem in developing countries. Especially, due to high level of open defecation. Portable toilet help solve this issue to great extent.