Delhi based man building public toilets out of plastic waste

To combat the issue of plastic waste and increase the availability of public toilets, Delhi based man has started a unique initiative of building public urinals by recycling plastic bottles.


Ashwani Aggarwal launched BasicShit to manufacture eco-friendly public urinals by processing and compressing the plastic waste into plastic sheets. He has named it the PeePee toilet and about 9,000 plastic bottles are recycled to build a single toilet. With this project, BasicShit aims to resolve the problem of public sanitation and plastic waste in the city.

The startup launched in 2014 as a college project has successfully become a solution to the public health hazard. They are currently manufacturing urinals, spitting bowls, and toilets and managed to install 50 such toilets and 75 urinals in the capital.