Can an Indiana homeowner use a composting toilet instead of city sewage?

Answer There are no state-wide regulations on the use of composting toilets in the state of Indiana. The Indiana Plumbing Code states that all homes with plumbing have to be hooked up to a sewage system, ... Read More »

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Can you throw toilet paper in a composting toilet?

Yes, you can throw toilet paper into a composting toilet. Composting toilets work similarly to compost bins, using aerobic bacteria and fungus to break down waste materials. Composting toilets can ... Read More »

How do i use a composting toilet?

Balancing Nitrogen and CarbonEnsure that the "outhouse" where the composting toilet is kept has plenty of woodchips, sawdust, cardboard or paper on hand. Human waste has high concentrations of nitr... Read More »

How to Build a Composting Toilet?

In this article a step-by-step guide to building a composting toilet made from empty plastic bottles will be described (provided by the Berkana Institute). A composting toilet is any system that co... Read More »

How do I build a composting toilet?

Build your own zero-waste system in a weekend for less than $25. You will need a composting system in which to dispose of your waste--or at least access to one. These instructions are for the Human... Read More »