Bio Toilets & Digesters
A key component of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan includes the promotion of ODF + and ODF++ status to every nook & corner of the country. A major obstacle in the same is inefficient fecal and septage management of existing systems. This opens a plethora of problems such as latrine usage abandonment, reversion to open defecation as well as the spread of disease. Our award winning biotech solutions include microbially mediated accelerated faecal and septage decomposition which has won laurels in the Swacchathon Awards by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India. It has also been recommended by the Mashelkar
Committee as one of the only sustainable solutions to meet sanitation milestones in India. Tata Institute of Social Sciences and SNDT womens college have assessed our work concluding that the technology is highly effective and efficient to solve problems of sanitation at this age.
Bioclean BD is a natural microbial biodigestor tank treatment product that contains specially designed high enzyme producing bacteria that are capable of completely degrading fecal matter. Their uniqueness lies in their robust activity in harsh climate conditions as well. The microbes in Bioclean BD break down existing sludge and minimize its build up as well, preventing choke ups. Bioclean BD curbs foul odour by inhibiting the growth of H2S and ammonia producing bacteria. Its pathogen combating technology naturally controls the prevalence of pathogens. It degrades organic blockages in drain pipes, thus resolving your overflow and backflow issues.
1. Speeds up fecal matter breakdown, minimises sludge build up
2. Can handle heavy loads, prevent choke ups and emanation of bad odours from your tank
3. Suppresses the propagation of disease causing germs
Bioclean® BD is a natural microbial treatment product that contains specially designed high enzyme producing bacteria that are capable of completely degrading fecal matter in the septic tanks, biodigester tank, soak pit, pit latrines, twin pit latrines and mobile toilet van. Their uniqueness lies in their robust activity in harsh climatic conditions as well .Bioclean® BD curbs foul odour by inhibiting the growth of H2S and ammonia producing bacteria. Its pathogen combating technology naturally controls the prevalence of pathogens and reduces Fecal colifrom levels. It degrades organic blockages in drain pipes, thus resolving your overflow and backflow issues.
1. Speeds up faecal matter breakdown, minimises sludge build-up.
2. Can handle heavy loads, prevent choke ups and emanation of bad odours from your tank.
3. Suppresses the propagation of disease-causing germs
Bioclean Biodigestor is perfectly suitable for IHHL , PT, CT. It is mobile, flexible, easy to transport and has an easy one time installation. Installations with Bioclean Biodigestor have low Capital Expenditure & very low Operating Expenditure. The biodigestor body is made from non corrosive material and designed to create a clog free system. The three part compartmentalization ensures that the bacteria have sufficient time to degrade the waste completely before septage exits the biodigestor.
Bioclean® Biodigestor is perfectly suitable for IHHL, Public latrines, Common Toilets. It is mobile, flexible, easy to transport and has an easy one-time installation. Installations with Bioclean® Biodigestor have low Capital Expenditure & very low Operating Expenditure. The biodigestor body is made from non-corrosive material and designed to create a clog free system. The three-part compartmentalization ensures that the bacteria have sufficient time to degrade the waste completely before septage exits the biodigester.
Cement toilets and Pit latrines are definitely a step against open defecation but not sustainable in the long run. Make shift toilets and pit latrines without proper biodigestors end up getting choked, have odour issues & pollute ground water sources. This leads to the need to dig new pits and shift the superstructure which is impractical and expensive.
Bioclean Biotoilets are made from Unplasticised Poly Viny Chloride (UPVC) which are easy to install, durable and do not require any maintenance. The material is strong and provides excellent insulation from sound, heat, cold, rust and rain. Bioclean Biotoilets are fire retardant with a Class 1 rating. They are resistant to chemicals and corrosion and have a long shelf life of 10-20 years. Bioclean Biotoilets are available with variable seating and sizes.
Cement toilets and Pit latrines are a step against open defecation but not sustainable in the long run. Makeshift toilets and pit latrines without proper biodigestors end up getting choked, have odour issues & pollute groundwater sources. This leads to the need to dig new pits and shift the superstructure which is impractical and expensive.
Bioclean® Biotoilets or a portable toilet are made from Unplasticised Poly Vinyl Chloride (UPVC) which are easy to install, durable and do not require any maintenance. The material that makes up portable toilet is strong and provides excellent insulation from sound, heat, cold, rust and rain. Bioclean® Biotoilets are fire retardant with a Class 1 rating. They are resistant to chemicals and corrosion and have a long shelf life of 10-20 years. Bioclean® Biotoilets are available with variable seating and sizes.
We have employed Bioclean Biotoilet, embodying a 1000 L tank and Bioclean BD microbial culture. We are elated with the overall performance of the product. Bioclean Biotoilet has aided in the reduction of sludge build up and curbed the formation of odorous compounds. This has provided optimal sanitation facilities to the on-site construction workers.
Organica Biotech Pvt Ltd installed one Bioclean Biotoilet in Modimal. This curbed the emission of foul odor and improved hygiene of the village premises. This prevents the women from engaging in open defecation and alleviates the problems associated with it. It has provided us an efficient alternative to address the sanitation woes. We are overjoyed with the performance of this product.
Villagers of Modimal
We are active members of Swach Bharat Abhiyan and are highly to committed to the cause to providing Mumbaikars with improved sanitation facilities.
Some residents of this ward lacked the basic sanitation facilities and suffered from severe space shortage. Thus, they are were compelled to engage in to open defecation. This lead to the propagation of numerous diseased conditions. Open defecation raised several questions regarding the hygiene and safety of women, elderly citizens and juvenile children.
To end their sanitation woes, we installed Organica Biotech’s Biodigestor, a multi-chambered tank containing Bioclean BD. We are extremely happy with the performance of the microbial product, Bioclean BD in reducing sludge volumes and controlling foul odour ! The biodigestor tanks require no energy consumption.
This is a part of BMC’s endeavor towards making Mumbai Open defecation-free. Our ward is always working towards providing the locals a safe and clean environment. We recommend the other BMC wards to use this product too.
Brihanmumbai Muncipal Coporation,Ward No: G,Mumbai.
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Does the “Bioclean Biodigester” require regular cleaning?
“Bioclean biodigester” does not require regular cleaning as it functions on the principle of perpetual natural microbial degradation process. Hence, it doesn’t require regular cleaning.
Can Biotoilet be cleaned with commercially available regular cleaning products?
“Bioclean Biodigester” is designed in such a way that it doesn’t require the use of cleaning chemicals. However, all commercially available chemical products can be used in reasonable quantities. One should be mindful of the fact that this system works by accelerating the natural sewage degradation process. Some chemicals used are specifically designed to destroy micro-organisms. The overuse of bleach or various other antibacterial cleaners may kill the beneficial bacteria used in “Bioclean BD” and reduce its efficiency
Can “Bioclean BD” help in controlling the odor of waste?
“Bioclean BD” contains specialized effective strains that do not cause putrefaction during the degradation pathway and ensures complete degradation of organic matter to methane and carbon dioxide. These gases escape into the atmosphere without the release of foul odor.
Can the “Bioclean Biodigester” be attached to the existing toilet?
Yes, “Bioclean Biodigester” can be attached to the existing toilet.
Will the cultures be effective even when the system is out of use for a while?
The cultures are able to survive even if the system is not in use for a stipulated time period, however weekly use of the toilet ensures that maximum efficiency of the system is retained.
What is the maximum retention time required for the microbes to degrade the waste?
“Bioclean biodigester” is designed in such a way that it degrades the waste within a day. However, the retention time varies depending on the capacities of biodigester tank and their per day usages.
Is “Bioclean BD” safe?
The microbes used in “Bioclean BD” are GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) organisms. These are completely safe and do not cause any harm to the environments, humans, plants and animals in any way.
Can the treated water emerging from biodigestor be reused?
The treated water emerging from biodigestor system can be used for gardening and agricultural purposes.
What is the shelf life of “Bioclean BD”?
The microbes used in “Bioclean BD” are micro-encapsulated and possess a shelf life of 2 years.
How is Bioclean BD better than commercially available other microbial products?
Bioclean BD is a highly specialized product which is available in powder form, alike the various commercially available product. The microbes in Bioclean BD provide maximal odor reduction and reduce the sludge optimally thereby reducing the need of frequent cleaning of biodigestors. The product works perfectly well even in instances of increased users.
What is a Bioclean Biotoilet?
Bioclean Biotoilet is a sustainable toilet system comprised of three major components i.e Bioclean Toilet (Superstructure) , Bioclean Biodigester (Digester tank) and Bioclean BD (Advance microbial culture) .Bioclean Biotoilet decomposes human excretory waste in the digester tank using Bioclean BD (Advanced Microbial culture) further converting it into harmless byproducts.
What are Bioclean Biotoilets made of ; M.O.C (material of construction)?
Bioclean Biotoilets are made from FRP (Fiber Reinforced plastic) ,UPVC (Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride), PCC(Pre-Cast Concrete) and PPGI (Pre Painted Galvanised Iron) which are easy to install, durable and do not require any maintenance.
What is a Superstructure ?
Superstructure is a pre fabricated structure made of FRP (Fibre Reinforced plastic) ,UPVC (Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride), PCC(Pre cast concrete) and PPGI (Pre Painted Galvanised Iron) along with internal toiletry facilities like Indian/Western Commode, Internal piping, washbasin, Overhead water tank.
Based on the customers requirement we can customize the internal toilet fixtures.
What is a Bioclean Biodigester Tank ?
Biodigester tank is a portable tank, made up of FRP, UPVC, PCC, PPGI to resolve the problems of un-decomposed human waste. The Biodigester System has three compartments, the first compartment is for separating solids and liquid and also holds billions of superior microbes, for degradation of organic pollutants. The second and third compartment degrades organic matter further and separates biomass from treated water. The compartmentalization ensures that the bacteria have sufficient time and converts the human waste into harmless byproducts in an eco-friendly manner. Bioclean BD (Advance Microbes) is added inside the Biodigester tank for effective degradation of Faecal matter
What is Bioclean BD microbial culture used in Biotoilet ?
Bioclean BD is an all-natural, biotech based innovative solution for Sanitation problems Recommended by Dr. Mashelkar Committee , Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation, Govt. of India. It is an effective solution that helps in maintaining better water quality and helps decompose human fecal matter.
Bioclean BD contains no toxic chemical ingredients and is a concentration of selected proprietary naturally occurring microbes, active enzymes and bio chemical accelerators that destroys organic pollutants in the waste stream, pollutants accumulated in the organic sludge in the Bioclean Biodigester tank
Do u have any recommendation from the Central Government of India for Bioclean BD microbial culture used in a Biotoilet ?
Yes ,Our Advance Microbial culture Bioclean BD is recommended technology by Dr. Mashelkar Committee, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Central Govt. Of India in the category of Innovative solution for Sanitation as mentioned in point no.12in the below link
What are the different sizes/capacities of Biodigester tanks available in a Bioclean Biotoilet ?
Bioclean Biotoilets are available in different sizes/capacities, and is recommended to the customer as per the number of usages calculated per day.
Can you customize the Biotoilet and manufacture as per our requirement ?
Yes we will surely be happy to customize and manufacture as per your requirement.
How can I install a Mobile toilet VAN at my site ? Can u help me with the installation guide ?
Bioclean Biotoilets on wheels are called as mobile biotoilets. They consist of all the 3 major components as in a Bio toilet i.e the superstructure , Bioclean Biodigester and Bioclean BD along with a chassis on wheels.
Bioclean Superstructure is a ready to install product designed and fabricated with complete internal customization and toiletry fittings which can be placed at any location.
Bioclean Biodigester Tank is also commonly known as portable septic tank which is placed behind the superstructure and is connected to the outlet of the superstructure with basic plumbing (Note : Maintain proper slope while joining PVC pipe from Toilet structure to that Biodigester tank for proper sewage flow).
Bioclean BD is the Advanced microbial solution where the micro organisms are micro encapsulated in powder form, 1 kg of Bioclean BD has to be mixed in 5 lit of water and is to be poured directly in the toilet seat.
Chassis on wheels: all the three above components are attached a chassis with attached wheels for ease of movement.
After how much time we have to recharge Bioclean BD Bacteria in the Portable toilet ?
If the number of users are fixed you can re charge the microbial cultures once in a year but if you have variable number of users then it is advised to recharge every 3 months or monthly basis.
What is the shelf life of Bioclean BD bacteria used in a Portable toilet ?
Bioclean BD has a shelf life of 2 years and does not require any specific storage conditions.
How much time does it take to install a Biotoilet System?
As the Biotoilet system is Pre-fabricated ready to install it just takes 3-4 hrs for plumbing connection.
Can u supply just the Portable toilet cabin instead of a complete Biotoilet unit ?
Yes, we can supply any of the singular component as per the customers requirement, be it just a super structure , Bio digester tank or Bioclean BD
Can we shift a Potable Toilet to a different location once installed ?
Portable toilet light weight once dismantled can be shifted to another location as and when required
After installing a Portable toilet can we use common chemical acids, phenyl and bleaching powder for cleanliness and hygiene ?
Chemical cleaning agents, phenyl and bleaching powder are highly corrosive and have anti-microbial properties. Usage of such chemical agents in low quantities will not adversely affect the performance of our microbial cultures as we use the most robust bacterial strains found in nature. But high quantity of usage can lower down the performance of the microbial cultures. If possible it is recommended to use only water or organic cleaning agents for cleaning of the portable toilets. Wide range of cleaning products are also available which are 100% Organic and human friendly
(please find the link for wide range of Organic cleaners https://www.organicabiotech.in/ob-care.html)
How can microbial culture Bioclean BD used in Portable toilet help in reduction of faecal sludge ?
As we know that human faecal sludge is made up of organic matter. Our robust micro-organisms present in Bioclean BD are naturally selected to work upon human solid waste and convert it into harmless byproducts. microbial; culture inhibits the growth of sulfur-reducing and sulfate-reducing bacteria, thus eliminating the production of H2S which is responsible for the foul odour in portable toilets.
Does Bioclean BD help in odour control ?
Micro-organisms present in Bioclean BD inhibits the growth of sulfur-reducing and sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB’s) which are commonly found in human feces. Due to this inhibitions there is a reduction in production of H2S which is mainly responsible for the foul odour in portable toilets.
Can a Biotoilet be functional in extreme cold and extreme hot range of temperatures ?
Functionality depends on the microbes present inside the biodigester tank and the MOC used for the Bio Toilet. Microbes present in Bioclean BD consists of combination of psychrotrophic and Mesophilic bacteria because of which Bioclean BD can work in extreme cold and hot climatic conditions from 5 degree celcius to 45 degree celcius.
What are the different application areas where Portable toilets can be used ?
Portable toilets can be used at locations where there is space constraint and civil construction of toilets and sewer lines becomes difficult. Locations like Construction sites, labour colonies, Parks, Gardens, Slums, Schools, Colleges, Bus stands, Resorts, camping estate, hill stations, railway stations, National highways, Pilgrim locations, defence locations, mining areas. As Portable toilets are mobile and provide complete On site sanitation solution system it becomes a choice for users who want temporary and permanent toilets as well
Do you have any past experience and case studies of your Bioclean Biotoilets Installed ?
Bioclean Biotoilet have been successfully installed at major religious organizations, Defence Organizations, Municipal Corporations, Municipal councils, Multiple Construction sites, NGO’s, Private organizations etc. across India and in varid climatic and geographical conditions.
Do you have any external validation/third party validation about your work and how it has impacted the society ?
Installations of our bio toilets at various communities and slums have shown a positive impact on the society and has been assessed by Tata Institute Of Social Sciences (TISS) and Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT)
Is Bioclean BD microbial culture application limited only to Biotoilets ?
The main purpose of Bioclean BD microbial culture is to set up an On-site sanitation system i.e degrade human faecal matter and convert it into water and gas, thus it can be used in septic tanks, community toilets, public toilets, leach pit, soak pit , pit latrines and twin pit latrines.
What are the Benefits off adding Bioclean BD microbial culture in a Portable toilet ?
Benefits of adding Bioclean BD microbial culture are as follows :
- Maximum degradation of human solid and liquid waste in the biodigester/septic tank
- Controls foul odors emanating from the on-site sanitation system
- Inhibits proliferation of pathogenic organisms
- Biodegrades organic blockages in the digester tank drain field lines, soak pits, septic tanks, gravel leach pits and porous stone pit walls
- No manual scavenging or frequent de-sludging required
- Eliminates the need for using expensive and potentially dangerous chemicals
- Microbial digestion by Bioclean BD is the simplest and cleanest way to reduce on-site sanitation
Is there any electrical or mechanical cost involved in using your microbial technology ?
Bioclean BD (Advance microbial culture) is used for effective degradation of fecal waste which makes your Biotoilet/septic tank sustainable. There is no need of any equipment and hence no usage of any electricity. Extremely easy to implement Bioclean BD program.
Can we Install Biodigester tank in small houses in slums were the space is very less ?
IHHL – Individual Household Latrines /Har Ghar mein Shauchalaya is an initiative to support household living in small communities, slums, chalws and small house space. For a family of around 5 members, a 300 lit Biodigester tank is sufficient which takes very less space and has a size of 3 ft X 3ft X 1.5 ft which can be installed easily
Do we need to keep an experienced technical manpower to maintain Biotoilet's operation ?
As Bioclean BD microbial culture in the Biotoilet takes care of degradation of faecal waste without any need of machinery or equipment ,it does not require any technical personnel at site.
How economical is usage of Bioclean BD microbial cultures ?
Based on our past experience the treatment and maintenance cost per usage varies from 0.0025 USD to 0.025 USD based on the number of usages and the volume of the bio digester or the septic tank.