An eco-friendly toilet that pays people in digital currency for using it has been installed at a university in South Korea. The toilet is connected to a laboratory that uses excrement to produce biogas, which is used as a source of energy at the university.
Get Paid in Digital Currency to Use a Toilet
There is now a toilet that pays you in digital currency for using it. It was designed by a South Korean professor of environmental engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) and is already in use, Reuters reported Friday. The institute is one of the four public universities in South Korea dedicated to research in science and technology.
The toilet is called Beevi, a portmanteau of the words bee and vision. It is connected to a laboratory that uses excrement to produce biogas and manure.
When in use, a vacuum pump sends feces into an underground tank, reducing water use, and the excrement is broken down to…