在贫穷国家眼中缺乏厕所设施的同时，富裕国家每次冲水都浪费大量食水。全球每年制造出超过七亿二千万吨固体排泄物以及五亿七千万公升尿液。因此，处理我们的排泄物以及管理水资源便成为了对环境的一大挑战。 盖茨基金会在过去几年来积极推动设计新的未来厕所，为23亿缺乏水资源及适当设施的人口提供可持续发展的卫生设施。 厕所的将来会是怎样的呢？ 这部纪录片配合幽默及科学，揭开长久以来的禁忌的面纱，带我们到世界各地，探索厕所的未来。
Toilet, A New Era
While poor countries are sorely lacking of toilet facilities, rich countries are wasting water with each flush. In one year, we produce more than 720 million tons of solid excrements and 570 million liters of urine in the world. Thus, combining the disposal of our droppings and the water resource management is a major environmental challenge.
For a few years, renewed calls were launched by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to create the toilets of the future, and to provide sustainable sanitation solutions for the 2.3 billion of humans who are lacking water and have no access to proper facilities. What will be the toilets of the future?
With humor and scientific rigor, this documentary lifts the veil on this eternal taboo and takes us all over the world to discover what the future holds for our toilets.