Composting toilet systems

Composting toilet systems

Dry plumbing fixtures that contain and treat human waste through microbiological processes.
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The Composting Toilet System Book: A Practical Guide to Choosing, Planning and Maintaining Composting Toilet Systems by David Del Porto and Carol Steinfeld (Ecowaters Books, 2000)
I wasn't far from the mark when my husband suggested we implement a composting toilet system, also referred to as a dry toilet.
Composting toilet systems, which average $1,500 or more, use the least amount of water and biodegrade waste on-site.
PLUMBING/WASHROOMS -- Clivus Multrum composting toilet systems are exceptional in their ability to conserve water, using no-flush or micro-flush fixtures.
Box 1520 Crestwood, KY 40014 (800) 221-5742 www.zabelzone.com Carol Steinfeld is projects director for the Center for Ecological Pollution Prevention in Concord, Massachusetts, and co-author of The Composting Toilet Systems Book, on MOTHER'S Bookshelf, Page 103.
Composting toilet systems require careful siting and installation, as well as electricity for operating the fan and/or heater.
Once considered an option only for parks, homesteaders and seasonal cottages, composting toilet systems are turning up in suburban residences and commercial buildings, often in environmentally sensitive areas.
Composting toilet systems are not a flush-and-forget technology.
In composting toilet systems, most pathogens are destroyed through a combination of heat and retention time.
Here is a brand new book that's a very practical guide to choosing, planning and maintaining composting toilet systems. More than 50 systems - both site-built and manufactured - are described and the experiences of owner-operators is shared.