September 7, 2009
Ladybag: Portable toilet that goes with you everywhere
We girls are united in the pain that we aren’t given too many options in case of ’emergencies’. When men have to ‘go’, they just go. We aren’t blessed with such a luxury. That was back then, now we are presented with the ‘Ladybag’. This disposable portable lavatory
consists of a plastic bag fitted with absorbent polymers that turn urine into a gel. They have described it as the size of a chocolate bar and I’m not sure why they used this comparison for a portable toilet! Anyway, it has a wide opening and can be used squatting, sitting or standing and it’s tiny enough to fit in a purse. It’s gel can absorb a pint of urine, but in an emergency the bag itself can hold 2.2 pints. “It can be used in cars, or to avoid dirty toilets or at open-air festivals when you don’t want to queue. You can just nip round the back of the toilet and use this,” Eva Tinter, who invented the Ladybag, told Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine. “The gel prevents unpleasant smells and the bag can be disposed of in rubbish bins. It is not harmful to the environment,” added Ms. Tinter. It’s available for $16 a pack which contains 3 bags. So thankfully, we women don’t have to resort to pulling over and doing our business at the roadside, we can still be more civilized than most men claim to be! It’s perfect for camping trips and open festivals.
Via – [Gizmodiva]