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Composting diapers and other toilet matter

 
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My wife and I have been using Jenkins humanure method for five years now, but since July we have had an additional member to our family. I did a lot of research on using "disposable" and cloth diapers, and landed on using a company called gDiapers. They have been awesome as they are simply cotton liners that break down incredibly fast. After digging in my humanure pile after about a month i could find no trace of the compostable liners. We have also been using some cloth options, but it is so darn easy to just toss the compostable ones in the toilet and take it out with the rest of the household compost.

On the negative side, the diapers do fill the toilet at an exponential rate, but the task of emptying is somewhat of a meditative ritual to me now and I am glad that my daughter will grow up having a much better mindset on "waste". A thanks to Joe for the book, and the advice he gave me when the county wanted to shut our compost down! For more info on that joy check out this thread webpage
 
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