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Poop beasts, willow candy, and composting: how's it going?

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Hi all.

I did a search on the site about the composting procedure up on the Lab, and I was wondering about progress.

Specifically, I was wondering about the poop bins, storage, and how the aging process is helping breakdown.

Are there any bins that have been through the full two-year sequestration and then applied to poop beasts' feeding zones? Was there any noticeable decrease in volume or smell?

Also, have there been any changes made from the original fill up the bin (no urine and don't mummify it with carbon) and let it sit for two years plan?

I know this is really important for others trying to do humanure composting. I would be really interested to hear of interim results.

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You can see some of the results here:  https://permaculture-design-course.com

We have since added a tube to each can.  The mission is to dessicate the material - age it without breakdown.  

There will be a lot of info in the new book.  And there will be a lot of info in the skiddable structures microdoc that will come out before the new kickstarter starts.

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