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Feedback wanted on water filter concept Hi all, A little off-topic, but since things are so quiet on this list, I thought I'd ask members to provide feedback to this filter concept I came up with.
Dec 4, 2013#1933
Re: How many compost in a closed vs open system Everyone in your rural neighborhood is already leaching their 'contaminates' into the ground via their septic system (in my opinion) so don't worry about that.
Apr 8, 2013#1930
How many compost in a closed vs open system Hello everyone, this is my first time posting. I'm going to be using a bucket type humanure system where I dump the toilet bucket into a compost pile. I can't
Apr 7, 2013#1929
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Re: Can someone give a link to a simple box design? do a search on the lovable loo ________________________________ From: cabincomp123 To: email@example.com Sent: Thursday,
Apr 5, 2013#1928
Re: Can someone give a link to a simple box design? This is the design we used for ours - works great- http://humanurehandbook.com/humanure_toilet.html "Humankind, despite its artistic abilities, sophistication
Apr 4, 2013#1927
Re: Can someone give a link to a simple box design? Don't forget the Files, links and photos sections on the group. http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/compost-toilet/ ~sanjay
Apr 4, 2013#1926
Can someone give a link to a simple box design? I need to make my toilet. Got plywood, toilet seat, hinges, and so on.. Any good link will be appreciated.
Apr 4, 2013#1925
Re: Compost toilet idea and question for recreational cabin It sounds risky to me. If I cracked a raw egg into my compost pile, the microbes would take care of it in a few days. If I did the same into a bucket and
Apr 2, 2013#1924
Re: Compost toilet idea and question for recreational cabin I'm not an expert, but have lived (year round) with the 5 gal bucket style for 6 or 7 years now, with the wife. Here's my thoughts: 1. well... will this work?
Apr 2, 2013#1923
Compost toilet on a boat Hi, I've fairly recently built a separating compost toilet on my canal boat (i'm over in the UK). I've blogged about it on my website, if anyone's interested
Apr 2, 2013#1922
Compost toilet idea and question for recreational cabin Hello! first post here although I have been reading and posting in other compost toilet's forums for quite a while now. This is my plan but it is more of a
Apr 2, 2013#1921
Re: Any info on how I can get away with not having to install Septic Thanks for the links. Such a system is what I was hoping for when we ran into the septic requirement problem. I especially love the greenhouse. ... From: T
Feb 21, 2013#1920
Re: Any info on how I can get away with not having to install Septic ... hey rose, i have some property in jefferson county, tn and they told me the same thing. they also have a provision in tn for a privy (outhouse). i am for
Feb 21, 2013#1919
Re: Any info on how I can get away with not having to install Septic Here in Colorado, and in many other states, there are provisions for systems that are considered "experimental". It requires a lot of research and commitment
Feb 21, 2013#1918
Re: Any info on how I can get away with not having to install Septic Hi, I am not sure about NC, but here in East TN we could not get away with that at all. They would not even give us a building permit until after the
Feb 20, 2013#1917
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Re: Any info on how I can get away with not having to install Septic Up here in NH, I found the manual for septic permits from the NH Department of Environmental Services, Subsurface Systems Bureau had a section near the end on
Feb 20, 2013#1916
Any info on how I can get away with not having to install Septic a T Anyone have any info on how I can get away with not having to install Septic Tank in North Carolina since I'm using composting toilets.
Feb 19, 2013#1915
cruise ships need composting toilets You may have heard of the recent Carnival cruise ship that had to be towed back to land after engine troubles.
Feb 16, 2013#1914
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Feb 2, 2013#1913
Re: Urine treatment. Wen I lived a few years with a "humanure" set up, I used dry sawdust as a cover material, and the seat/bucket system had a wooden box around the bucket (that
Feb 1, 2013#1912
Re: Urine treatment with carbon-filled "tower" pipe Hi Carol, A few further thoughts. The Urine composter that you described in your book was basically a liquid environment that you bubbled air through and added
Feb 1, 2013#1911
Re: Urine treatment. ... No good info, but a few thoughts. High moisture content ("wet") tends to lead to anerobic digestion and smell. I tend to think whatever you can do to
Feb 1, 2013#1910
Re: Urine treatment with carbon-filled "tower" pipe Thanks Carol, Yes I saw your description when I read your book years ago. How much volume of substrate would you suggest was a minimum for a household of 6
Feb 1, 2013#1909
Re: Urine treatment with carbon-filled "tower" pipe Hello We featured this solution in the back of our book, The Composting Toilet System Book. Your system might salt up after awhile, and the microbes tire of
Jan 31, 2013#1908
Urine treatment. Hi all, I'm a newbie, so sorry if this has been covered before. Did a search but... We've been using a simple urine separating setup for about ten years. Moist
Jan 31, 2013#1907
Happy X-Mas and New Year 2013 Dear Group Members Wish You Happy X-Mas and New Year 2013. Regards Kunwar ***********************************************************************
Dec 25, 2012#1906
Re: Digest Number 809 The irony Sam is that it is the Anglo/European method of deficating sitting down that is the clearly the less natural and less healthy method. It is in fact we
Aug 24, 2012#1905
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Re: [compost-toilet observation From: T Samuel Subject: COMPOSTING TOILET Date23 8: 2011 Subject Squatting From Your observation about sitting on a toilet, I agree with you
Aug 23, 2012#1904
Re: Digest Number 807 Hello All, This is the first time that I have contributed this site and I would like to make some observations that could be valuable in not only making
Aug 23, 2012#1903
Re: [Greenbuilding] ... device to purify human waste, make compost a Dear Sanjay, Many thanks for your critical review, which points out the real tasks that have to be solved. Concerning point 2, I agree with you. We have
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Aug 20, 2012#1902
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