The Caroma Profile: A Toilet and Sink – Combined!

September 9th, 2011 | Posted by Lesia in Environment | Green Products | Water Conservation


Caroma has long been the world’s leader in dual flush toilets, and now they have taken water-savings to a whole new level. By incorporating a hand-washing basin right into the tank of their toilet, Caroma has made it easy for people to conserve even more. 

 They started with a High-Efficiency Dual Flush Toilet (two flush options: 0.8 gallons for liquids, and 1.28 gallons for solids) and changed the design of the tank so that water refilling the tank is first routed through a faucet at the top, making that clean water available for hand washing. As the water from your hand washing goes down the drain of the basin, it goes directly into tank to be used next time you flush the toilet.

 On top of making use of hand-washing-wastewater for flushing, Caroma dual flush toilets use less water to begin with. With an average flush of just 1 gallon, these Dual Flush toilets reduce water consumption by 40-70 percent. Just imagine the water savings when the water from your hand washing gets recycled on top of it all!

Hard to imagine? Here’s an image (right) of the inside of the tank so you can see how it works.

 The Caroma Profile is a certified High Efficiency, WaterSense toilet – and has received the Popular Mechanics “Product Breakthrough” award for innovative design and engineering.

For more information on the Caroma Profile click here!

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2 Responses

  • ellen halsall says:

    Although I am interested in the Caroma integrated toilet and hand wash basin, for my cloakroom, is it true that it would cost £495, in the UK? Which are the stockists in England, UK?

  • sschultz says:

    Hi Ellen,
    We are retailer based in the United States and we do not have any information about who to buy from in the UK. Very sorry!



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