composting toilet

Composting Toilet
Install a self-contained and waterless toilet system!

Everything you wanted to know about a composting toilet, but
were afraid to ask.

What is a composting toilet?
A composting toilet is a self-contained and waterless toilet that
uses peat moss in the base for  composting matter. There is no
holding tank and no pumpouts.

What are your composting toilet questions?
Does a composting toilet smell?  How often do you dump liquids
and solids? Do you get bugs? Why can't I use Miracle Grow peat
moss? Which is better Coco Coir (coconut fiber) or Phagnum Peat
Moss? Does waste continue to compost? These questions and
many more -- all are answered in the video below:

















Considering a composting toilet for your bugout location?
A composting toilet makes a lot of sense and can help you
fertilize soil, which is an ideal feature for preppers. One thing to
remember is that a compositing toilet is not simply an outhouse.
A composting toilet is self-contained and waterless toilet that
uses a composting matter, such as peat moss.

How much will a composting toilet cost?
The cost is about $900, but it's well worth the expense for
preppers who are looking to live off grid. It's an ideal solution for
dealing with human waste and simultaneously getting the
benefits of making your own fertilizers.

Here is everything you need to get started in thinking about a
compositing toilet and making it part of your prepping plan:

  • The Composting Toilet System Book From systems for
    cottages to year-round systems with micro-flush toilets and
    graywater gardens, the wide range of ecological recycling
    toilet options are featured. More than 40 systems - including
    those you can buy and those you can build - are featured.
    Composting toilet systems and other ecological wastewater
    management methods are increasingly installed in both
    seasonal and year-round homes, as municipalities require
    systems that won't pollute the environment and drinking
    water. This book details why - and how to choose, install
    and maintain them. You'll also find profiles of owner-
    operators worldwide, regulatory information for every state,
    compatible toilet stools (waterless, micro-flush, foam- and
    vacuum-flush and urine-diverting), a chapter on graywater
    systems, information about health risks and handling, and
    sources for many off-the-shelf and DIY designs. If you are
    seeking to install a system that meets state codes or if you
    are simply seeking to make your own system, this book is
    for you. Stop polluting and start recycling and saving water
    today!

  • Compost starter:All Seasons Bokashi. Pictured right, All
    Seasons Bokashi Compost Starter and Soil Innoculant in a 1-
    gallon bag, promotes germination, flowering, fruiting and
    ripening in plants. Bokashi is the Japanese word for
    "fermented organic matter." Made by fermenting wheat bran
    with molasses and SCD Probiotics, Bokashi has a rich
    tradition with Japanese farmers as an amendment to
    increase the nutrient level and microbial diversity of soil. As
    a soil amendment, Bokashi increases the nutrient level and
    microbial diversity of the soil for planting. Also useful as a
    compost starter in home composting effortsm, an as a
    microbial inoculant in situations where a liquid inoculant
    would be less effective such as in composting food waste
    and in compost toilets. All Seasons Bokashi is for use in
    organic production of recycled food waste. It also helps to
    cultivate the beneficial microorganisms as food decomposes,
    speeding the process of fermentation and reducing foul
    odors.

  • Do-it-yourself composting toilet: Preppers looking for an

  • Air Head Composting Toilet. The composting toilet with a
    funny name, pictured immediate below, is ultra efficient and
    capable of breaking down solids to a non offensive state
    rapidly and efficiently in a small amount of space. The Air
    Head composting toilet is a diverting (dry) composting
    toilet. Best of all, it's odor free!







































  • Nature's Head Composting Toilet. When SHTF, you can do
    something with it! The Nature's Head Composting Toilet,
    pictured immediate right is a reliable choice for portable,
    self contained, urine separating dry toilets on the water, on
    the land, or on the road." "This toilet or head, (the marine
    term for toilet) was designed by two long time sailors who
    sought to create a more user friendly version than anything
    else on the market. While we designed our product to
    withstand the harsh marine environment, it can be used
    anywhere you need a toilet, especially anywhere that
    plumbing or electricity is difficult or non-existent -- on RVs
    or campers, in vacation cabins, workshops, barns, yurts,
    even trucks.

    Most importantly, this toilet doesn't have the foul odors
    associated with all other holding tank systems. The low
    volume air circulation fan built into the head provides the
    added benefit of recycling the air in your bathroom which
    helps make your whole environment smell better. Because it
    was originally designed for marine use, its rugged design
    and materials (all stainless hardware) it has been proven to
    be extremely durable no matter what your environment.

  • Sun-Mar Excel Self-Contained Composting Toilet. Pictured
    below, the Sun-Mar Self Contained Composting Toilet is a
    high capacity, electric, self-contained unit suited for heavy
    cottage or residential use. Like all SUN-MAR toilets, the
    Excel incorporates a patented Bio-drum which can be easily
    rotated and ensures a fast, odorless decomposition. The
    electrical features on the Excel are a thermostatically
    controlled heater in the base of the unit to assist with
    evaporating liquids, and a fan in the top rear which
    maintains a partial vacuum on the unit. It does this by
    drawing air in over the evaporating chamber and up the vent
    stack.





































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building sites.

Happy endings...
A composting toilet is a happy ending! You'll feel better about
the environment and you'll be better prepared for when the stuff
hits the fan.

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