Loowatt’s Tech Team Leader, Fernanda Costa, shares her insights on eco-packaging.
Fernanda leads the development and design of Loowatt’s polymer toilet refills, processing and product usability and lifecycle. Fernanda has 13 years in design and commercial development of novel packaging systems and products for large consumer clients including TetraPak, McDonalds and Pret A Manger.
In early October, while pneumonic plague was spreading in Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar, the youth block of the city’s central prison encountered an untimely and potentially deadly situation.
"Traditional flush toilets aren’t an option in many parts of the world, but neither is leaving people with unsafe and unhygienic choices. Now, one company is piloting a new loo that's waterless, off-grid and able to charge your phone. Lina Zeldovich travels to Madagascar to witness the start of a lavatorial revolution."
We were ecstatic to win the Green Supplier Award at this years’ Festival Supplier Awards. The awards ceremony is an annual chance for festival suppliers to connect and celebrate achievements in the industry, from bars to toilets, from sound systems to green initiatives
Loowatt is now serving 100 households in Madagascar.
We are providing safe, clean and comfortable toilets for the people of Antananarivo, and as part of that process we have introduced valuable business opportunities for the local community.