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Thursday, December 10, 2009

25 Products That Might Just Change The World

We are proud to announce that Envirolet® has been included in the 25 Products That Might Just Change The World list by BusinessWeek.
Specifically, the Envirolet® FlushSmart VF System was commended for being able to “…combine the environmental benefits of waste composting with a low-flush, traditional toilet.”

FlushSmart VF models truly provide comfort and style (2 bowl designs available) along with numerous environmental benefits. Systems flush with as little as 0.2L of water and convert waste to compost.

Be sure to check out the 24 other innovative products.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People

The Envirolet® FlushSmart VF Composting Toilet System is one of 100 products featured in the new book Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People by Emily Pilloton.

Design Revolution: 100 Products that Empower People, is a compendium of and call-to-action for product design that improves life. Authored by Project H Design founder Emily Pilloton, with a foreword by Core77’s Allan Chochinov, the book challenges designers to be activists over aestheticians, and highlights over 100 products in 8 categories that show product design’s ability to enable individuals, communities, and economies in the developing world and in our own back yards alike.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Envirolet on the Daily Lounge Green Edition

Envirolet® Composting Toilets were recently seen on the Daily Lounge Green Edition hosted by Emmy-winner Steve Greenberg (author of Gadget Nation) that aired on various network tv affiliates across the United States.

Watch the video below:

Monday, July 7, 2008

Envirolet Tip on TreeHugger

Envirolet® was included in TreeHugger Tips recently by writer and Envirolet® waterless toilet user Lloyd Alter. Lloyd is in Ontario, Canada.

Lloyd’s tip was to use a separate receptacle to collect toilet tissue to the avoid over-use of toilet paper. To be clear, toilet paper can normally be added to Envirolet® composting toilet systems. Toilet paper in a waterless system will break down but will breakdown slower if large amounts are used at one time (because water, which is not used of course, helps with a faster breakdown). But, this is OK.

Using a separate receptacle is something that some users choose to do if they are concerned about the amount of toilet paper being added (usually by kids or guests!) but is by no means required. (Some people do this with septic tank systems as well.)

Be sure to note Lloyd’s comment added to his TreeHugger post to clarify the liquid issue he encountered. He writes:

UPDATE: Scott at Envirolet asked why I said it was flooded; he had not heard of that ever happening. Over the winter, the snow knocked over the top of the vent stack and the toilet filled with water through the roof and the vent stack. I did not find out until I went to empty the toilet as I do at the beginning of the season and it was quite a mess, but had nothing to do with the operation of the unit.”

So, apparently an accident in the winter knocked over his vent and water got into the system! This is not common (I have only heard of it once before) but we did have a lot of snow this past winter in Ontario. Be sure to securely fasten your vent and keep it high enough to avoid large snow falls!

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Thursday, January 3, 2008
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Friday, July 20, 2007

Hot or Not? You be the Judge...

There is a survey being conducted over on Apartment Therapy as to whether our Envirolet Waterless Toilet in Hot Pink is hot or not.

We, of course, think it is Hot! But, to each is own because the Not’s are winning so far… most would prefer a matching colour seat. Good idea. And, we do have the same item in white or beige for the less adventurous!

Tuesday, July 10, 2007
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Envirolet Makes Biothinking's Top 40

Treehugger has a post about Biothinking’s Top 40.

Treehugger calls it a list of the “World’s top 40 greenest products.”

We agree and really like this list — especially because Envirolet composting toilets are on it!

Monday, July 9, 2007

Why Envirolet is Better...

Are you comparing Envirolet to other systems out there? If you’re not yet convinced, use this chart to see why Envirolet by Sancor is the best composting toilet system available today. There are other good composting toilets out there, but Envirolet offers the most features and advantages.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Your Advantage

Other Systems

Performance Envirolet® offers more than double the capacity of some manual drum-type systems. Is turning a manual drum necessary? Read more here. Less capacity
Material Envirolet® Systems (like some modern vehicles) utilize durable, heavy duty polymer construction, rated up to 200 years life expectancy. Compare. Our plastic is odor-free, unlike fiberglass.
Number of systems in product line Envirolet® offers just the right amount of systems to choose from:
Waterless All-in-One:
Basic Plus, DC12, MS10
Waterless & Low Water Remote:
Vacuum Flush:
VF 300A, VF 300B, VF 300S, VF 700A, VF 700B
Some have so many systems it is impossible to tell the difference from model to model!
Manufacturing Sancor™ manufactures Envirolet® composting toilets systems. Ask others who actually makes their products.
Product Knowledge & Experience Sancor™ manufactures & sells Envirolet® Systems direct. This means we know our own products and are ready to answer questions and supply components if needed. Most others sell through a dealer network who are not as familar with their products.
Buying from Sancor™ is Easy Envirolet® brand can be purchased securely online 24 hrs. a day, toll-free by telephone, fax or mail. Sancor™ offers the most choice.
Warranty Envirolet® provides a Lifetime Warranty on the body and a 5-Year Warranty on all internal components. Compare. Envirolet® has the longest warranty available!
Shipping or Delivery Envirolet® provides low cost delivery. You save up to $50.00 or more. S&H is $99 by DHL® or equivalent courier to continental USA. Find out your actual delivery cost, some ship COD. Don’t be surprised with extra charges!
Certified by CSA® International to ANSI/NSF® Standard 41-98 Only Envirolet® is certified by a nationally recognized testing laboratory. Check if other systems are currently certified/listed with testing agencies.
Average rated capacity tested to ANSI/NSF® Standard 41-98 Envirolet® tested with an average rated capacity of 18 uses per day on a continuous basis. Other systems rated at half the capacity
Plumbing & Electrical Envirolet® Systems are CSA® Plumbing and CSA® Electrical approved. Check if others are.
Customer service support Envirolet® offers toll-free 1-800 real-person customer support and email help.

Contact us today:
USA 1-800-387-5126
Canada 1-800-387-5245
???. Some offer toll-free 1-800 numbers for catalog requests only, not for questions - this means you have to pay to ask questions!
Patented technology Only Envirolet® offers 6-Way Automatic Aeration™. Not available in other systems
Added Value & Performance Dual Fans in 12VDC or 120VAC models Not available in other systems. Others have only 1 fan maximum.
You decide the color! Color choices available! Depending on the model, you can get white, green, sandlewood, black, cream, green granite, grey granite, sandstone granite, and more! No choice with other Systems!
System Control Options Fans & Heater Control Switches Not available in other systems.
Easier Operation Optional Remote Switch Not available in other systems.
Clean, sanitary & easy to access electrical components Removable Works-in-a-Drawer™ Power Module away from waste material Not available in other systems.
Envirolet® exclusive feature Built-in Mulcherator & Rake Bar Not available in other systems.
Envirolet® exclusive feature 4” Wind Turbine Not available with other systems.
Envirolet® exclusive feature Removable Toilet Bowl Not available on some systems.
Envirolet® exclusive feature Manual Bowl Trap that Opens and Closes
(The Manual Trap is ideal for men standing vs. “automatic trap” that requires sitting to operate/open.)
Not available on some systems.
$$$ Saving Costly “bowl liners” are not required for each use. Incinerating and burning toilets require costly paper bowl liners for each toilet use.

Taken from our Compare section.

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