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The Sol-Char Toilet converts fecal material into biochar, an odorless product with agricultural and fuel applications. 

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Fecal char briquettes are a renewable solid fuel.
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The Sol-Char Team is an interdisciplinary group of researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Parabolic dishes collect and concentrate solar power.

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Sol-Char researchers conduct experiments with both synthetic and authentic fecal material.

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In the reactor, temperatures of 300˚ C pyrolizes the waste and eliminates pathogens.

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The Sol-Char Toilet prototype was shown at the 2014 Reinvent the Toilet Fair in New Delhi, India.