Eco-friendly toilet for sustainable wastewater management in tourism area

Firdaus Ali, Dwi Lintang Lestari, Marsya Dyasthi Putri

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Abstract

Indonesia has implemented sustainable tourism through many programs and ecotourism is one of the issues that most talked about. Ecotourism in Indonesia defined as activities of responsible traveling in intact areas or in areas which are named according to the role of nature. The presence of sustainable tourism should be minimum negative impacts, both on the environmental resources and on social culture local values. The tourism carrying capacity has been influenced by numerous factors of the environmental properties and tourist motivation in the ecotourism locations. One of the keys in environmental properties is sanitation facility as now tourist has voiced concern over the hygiene and quality of the facilities. In tourism area, sometimes with lack of fresh water, a huge amount of fresh water is needed for the sanitation system often caused by the wasteful use of water habit that still done by many tourists. In terms of eco-efficiency, this paper focuses on eco-friendly design in an environmentally manner and analyzing wastewater management an ecofriendly toilet in tourism area. The concept of eco-friendly toilet is maximizing the recycling cycle of water, rain water, and wastewater for later reuse in accordance with the needs of water use in the sanitation system.

Original languageEnglish
Article number01009
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Volume211
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Nov 2020
Event1st International Symposium of Earth, Energy, Environmental Science and Sustainable Development, JESSD 2020 - Virtual, Online, Indonesia
Duration: 28 Sep 202030 Sep 2020

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