composting toilet


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com·post·ing toilet

(kŏm′pō′stĭng)
n.
A toilet that uses little or no water connected to a specially built tank in which waste material is decomposed by aerobic bacteria.

com·post·ing toilet

(kŏm′pō′stĭng)
A toilet that uses little or no water and is connected to a tank in which waste material is decomposed by bacteria. Composting toilets are used especially to conserve water in areas where it is scarce.
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Retired teacher Barbara Staples, who invited Martin to speak to the vegetarian group, bought into the idea of extreme recycling before buying her first composting toilet system.
Retired teacher Barbara Staples, who organises a programme of talks for the vegetarian group, bought into the idea of "extreme recycling" before buying her first composting toilet system.
I have lived with a Sun-Mar composting toilet inside my house for seven or eight years.
a national composting toilet company based in Lawrence that has worked with the state to change laws to accommodate composting toilets, said that although education about water conservation is growing, the use of composting toilets in homes seems to be at a plateau, with fewer than 1,000 houses in this state using Clivus composting toilets.
You may also want to consider larger conservation-specific changes, like installing a gray water system or purchasing a composting toilet.
I have spearheaded the creation of a cob courtyard wall in a downtown park and am also leading the building of a cob/rammed earth building that will house a composting toilet in the same park.
The Nant yr Arian centre caught the judges' eye for its ground-breaking sustainable features, which include a "living green roof", collection of rainwater which is re-used for flushing the toilets and for the bike-wash, the use of recycled newspaper as insulation, a composting toilet system and wood fuel heating.
Sustainable features include a living green roof, rainwater collection for flushing the toilets and for the cycle wash, the use of recycled newspaper insulation and a composting toilet system.
You don't need to purchase a commercial composting toilet to safely recycle human waste.
Designed to be environmentally-friendly with water recycling and a composting toilet, the allotment is specifically set up to provide an environment that's attractive to wildlife.
Now deserted islands are all very nice but there's no power, no plumbing and Becky's first brush with paradise sees her fretting that she's become a bit of a bore on the subject of how to construct a composting toilet.
With electricity, you could install an indoor composting toilet, thus no outhouse to deal with.