With the goal of ensuring that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030, UN Water has designated November 19 World Toilet Day 2018. This year the focus is on toilets and nature – a call to action for building toilets that work in harmony with the built environment. This initiative is in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6): sanitation and water.
Considering that 62.5 percent of the population doesn’t have access to safe sanitation and 4.5 billion people live without safely managed sanitation, the need for toilets that are in sync with ecosystems is as important as it’s ever been.
“It is an unfortunate reality that so many people throughout the world are still without proper sanitation,” said Patrick Boyle, Sloan Director of Corporate Sustainability. “At Sloan, we take seriously the responsibility of developing sustainable products that can become part of the solution to this global epidemic.”
Along with its reclaimed water flushometer – a fixture designed to withstand the harsh elements of reclaimed water to benefit drought-stricken regions – Sloan is proud to manufacture a comprehensive lineup of sustainable water closets.
Sloan features Floor-Mounted, Wall-Hung and its recently launched Pressure-Assisted toilets to deliver sustainable, water-saving benefits. Paired with Flushmate® pressure-assist technology – Sloan’s new toilets are designed to drastically reduce backups or clogs thanks to the Flushmate vessel that pushes waste out of the bowl and into the drainline faster than a gravity flush. They also feature flush volumes of 1.0 gpf, 1.28 gpf and 1.6 gpf in standard and ADA-compliant models.
Visit the World Toilet Day website for more information on how to get involved.