To be filed under: "I can't believe I care about this." The Forma plunger, $13 from Industrial House—a step up from the old wood and powdery decaying red rubber model.
And what about this idea? A plunger storage cabinet for $59.99 at Stacks and Stacks.
And while we are on the subject of commodes, came across an ingenious water-saving system: the Aqus. It collects and redirects gray water from the sink to the toilet. Go to Water Saver Tech for information.