How do I build a composting toilet?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 much does a composting outhouse toilet cost?

Composting outhouse toilets can run anywhere from $125 to over $6,000 as of 2010. The variation in price depends on the plumbing system, watered vs. waterless, venting and composting bells and whis... Read More »