Latrines

1. Zero Cement Latrines

A Zero cement latrine being built in Malawi at the SMART Centre

Finishing the latrine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description

A Latrine build with bricks without using Cement

Advantages compared to other latrines

  • – No need for cement, so cheaper

Disadvantages compared to other latrines

  • Only possible where bricks are easily available and low cost

Information

  • Cost; Depending on number and cost of bricks ca 20US$.
  • Producers. Info at SMART Centre Malawi

2. Flapper

A flapper build into a concrete Latrine slab (Malawi)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mounting a Flapper into a slab.

 

 

 

 

 

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Description

A nice looking and attractive latrine bowl made of plastic

Advantages compared to Concrete Latrine Slab

  • – Looks attractive
  • – Is smooth so easy to clean
  • – Has an “outlet” valve so no or less smell
  • – Can be cleaned with little water

Disadvantages compared to Concrete Latrine Slab

  • Is a new technology; no supply chains developed yet

Information

  • Cost; Ca 5 US$ for the plastic part
  • Producers. Info at SMART Centre Malawi
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