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Re: Nanomembrane toilets

Diatomaceous earth mixed in with the carbon material (peat or sawdust etc) or if there is space inside ( we have a c-head ) a no pest strip. Sent from my
Juliann Tallino
Jan 15
#1962
 
1961

gnats

Regarding gnats, which seem to like damp composting toilets, try sprinkling diatomaceous earth on top of the solids. Also, you can spritz orange oil around the
Carol Steinfeld
Jan 15
#1961
 
1960

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

The two easiest ways of controlling insects with the BoonJon is to either introduce an insecticide inside the housing or to initially add diatomaceous earth to
c_headlogin
Jan 15
#1960
 
1959

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

The BoonJon does need to be emptied regularly, about once a week for solid waste and usually every other day for the urine if the jug system is used. An
c_headlogin
Jan 15
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1958

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

looks like the boon jon would need to be emptied regularly and the urine jug would need to be emptied daily if a couple of people used it
tahiya knapp
Jan 14
#1958
 
1957

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

We have a bunch of self contained, urine diverting composting toilets which don't smell but have a terrible problem with little flys (gnats). Sometimes ants
tahiya knapp
Jan 14
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1956

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

I have been involved with composting toilets since the mid 1970’s and co-authored the Composting Toilet Systems book with Carol Steinfeld and co-authored the
ddelporto
Jan 13
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1955

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

"5 years ago the membranes has too be cleaned with caustic chemicals or acid weekly and replaced every 10 years, but now the cleaning is automatic and
c_headlogin
Jan 13
#1955
 
1954

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

Well you are correct for the present, but membrane development is in a steep upward curve. My firm has been investigating membranes in order to meet
ddelporto
Jan 12
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1953

Re: Nanomembrane toilets

This product is totally over-engineered and, in my view, completely inappropriate for developing communities. Why Gates doesn't like compost toilets I don't
colinwigan
Jan 12
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1952

Re: Digest Number 836

Membranes aren't easy to maintain or use. The rest of this toilet is just like a couple others on the market---with issues. Gates has stated it will not fund
Carol Steinfeld
Jan 11
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1951

Nanomembrane toilets

The video in this article is interesting/worth watching: bigfuture.com/2016/01/nanomembrane-toilets-could-be-part-of.html The Nano Membrane Toilet – a toilet
sanjay jain
Jan 10
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1950

Hi there

Hello, I'm from the uk and my offgrid life is on an 82 year-old boat in the uk. We've been running a compost toilet for a year and now run a Facebook group
colinwigan
Nov 3, 2015
#1950
 
1949

Re: News (1 yr old): Winners-of-reinvent-the-toilet-challenge-india-

thank you - it all sounds very interestingGrace From: "sanjayjainuk@... [compost-toilet]" To:
Grace B
Mar 13, 2015
#1949
 
1948

10M more problems?

http://toilethackers.org/projects/ http://toilethackers.org/projects/ But I'm not suggesting people shouldn't have toilets.... ~sanjay
sanjayjainuk
Mar 13, 2015
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