Toilet Pedestals: Take Your Rural Sanitation up a Notch
Proper sanitation facilities (for example, toilets and latrines) are essential for promoting health because they allow people to dispose of their waste in the right manner. Thus, they protect the environment and reduce the risk of contamination for themselves and everyone around them.
In many parts of the world, people lack access to sanitation facilities, which results in improper waste disposal that keeps human contact away from waste, and ensures that waste is properly treated before it is discharged into the environment. Lack of basic sanitation facilities can:
- Result in a contaminated environment due to human waste. If a community doesn't have proper sanitation facilities, waste from infected individuals can contaminate its land and water, increasing the risk of infection for others. Many diseases can be slowed in their progression by proper waste disposal.
- Contribute to the spread of various diseases and conditions which can spread widely and kill many people. In the absence of adequate sanitation facilities, people are often forced to live and drink water from an environment contaminated with waste from infected individuals, placing themselves at risk for infection in the future. By inadvertently contaminating soil, food, water, and insects like flies, inadequate waste disposal fuels an infection cycle of harmful germs and bacteria.
High-Quality and Affordable Toilet Pedestals Pretoria
Pioneer Plastics offers a range of pedestal toilets to help with sanitation for farms, remote work sites, and rural areas.
We have pedestal tanks available with and without a foot flush option, which can be placed in corrugated or prefabricated structures. Mining and other remote sites commonly use pedestals with a capacity of 188L. These lightweight pedestals can be easily transported.
Besides pedestals, we also provide long drop toilets. These can either be installed on the floor or stand on the ground. They keep long drop facilities safer and cleaner.
Fully integrated toilet pedestals can be attached to both the wall and the floor, making them ideal for low-cost housing. The robust and durable pedestal is available in several colours. For more information or to place an order, get in touch with Pioneer Plastics today.