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Funny, the Hebrews were instructed to carry a trowel with them to cover their poop.
 
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My solution is to insert a commode bucket (with lid) into the toilet bowl.
It takes about a day for two of us to fill and we empty on the compost pile.
No mess. No drama. No awkwardness.
 
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Group B here. 🙋🏼‍♀️ My farm is extremely private and I've got zero issues about peeing outside. I started the first 20 some odd years of life gallivanting around the countryside on my horse, leaving home after breakfast and usually returning well after dinner. Peeing outside was just how it was done or I couldn't have peed at all. I never understood why girls needed trees or trucks or things to lean on to squat and pee. Seemed the most natural thing to me. Messy only became an issue if there were only hard surfaces to pee on... boots helped.

When I moved to my current property there was absolutely nothing here but green space. I spent the first couple months in a tent, a few in an old camper with a nonfunctional bathroom and then moved into my micro home that a friend insisted on building for me. (He seemed overly concerned about me freezing to death in the camper through the winter months). I do recall being grateful for my new, indoor composting toilet after squatting in deep snow and few times!

I've been here for two years now and while I do pee inside, I don't necessarily GO INSIDE to pee.
 
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I also have the pStyle and found it to be a hit & miss.  If my urine flow is heavy, the liquid comes gushing out and just overflows the pStyle making a big mess.  When my flow is lighter, pStyle works fine.  pStyle appears to only come in one standard size.  I guess I'd have to practice kegel exercises to get better control of my flow if I really wanted this device to work.  

The one benefit that works all the time is the nice squeegee effect that can be accomplished at the end of each pee session; thus reducing the need for toilet tissue for the dry off.  
 
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I love my She Wee. It not only comes in handy when I am out.  It also came in handy when I had surgery and bending/sitting was challenging.  The key, if you get one, is to practice using it indoors so that
you do not have any mishaps outdoors.
 
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I am old and worked in the woods all my life. So, I peed outside, every day. I don't even know why there is a conversation about it. Just do it. And, once many years ago, I was building a canoe in a hay mow and wondered if I could stand up and pee out the loft doors without having to climb down the ladder. I stood in the door, laid one hand flat on the skin each side of my pelvis, never touching any sensitive places, gently stretched the skin out and up, and shot a straight stream of pee forward and out of the barn. Now, I could direct my pee and stand up. That said, I still prefer to squat, because I love staying in that squat position for awhile and studying the micro life all around me - especially when there is a breeze.
 
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I live in a tinyhouse with no indoor washroom. I simultaneously love and hate the fact that we did not put in a toilet. It's kind of like how you grumble about having to pull on your coat at midnight to walk an aging incontinent dog and then sigh with gratitude as you step out into a beautiful moonlit night that you would otherwise have missed. What I love - visiting nature several times a day and night instead of staying inside for hours on end, feeling my knees and my back and my haunches stretch out in order to squat, getting down near the ground several times a day and looking at weeds, grass, bugs while i pee, feeling the cool air on my nether parts -its refreshing!, and just plain being free of the mechanical toilet contraption with its wasteful water use...no flushing sounds and running water noises, instead - peaceful outdoor breezes. What I don't like, sometimes I forget and am wearing a poncho or some other flowy garment that gets into the pee stream. Its a drag but hey. Its just peee. It full of all kinds of positive traits. When its blizzarding outside I use a potty and then put it on the garden or compost the next day. It's so GOOD for the garden. I am not one of the 'let it dry' people though. I find I get smelly. So I carry toilet paper with me and throw it in the woodstove after or just put it in the house compost. I have never noticed it smelling up the house in the garbage or compost. Not at all.
If you can lean into the pros, some of those uncomfortable feelings will gradually fade. Allow your domestication to be challenged. Let your heart be wild. Let your pee go free.
 
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I'm a bloke, so probably shouldn't be posting in this thread - sorry.

While I certainly have zero issue with people of all genders peeing outside, I have read that many of you fine female peoples take toilet paper with you. Would taking a small face towel not be better/greener?

Yes, I know toilet paper composts nicely, but it's (in my warperd mind at least) a huge polluter in its manufacture and distribution. We haven't used toilet paper for years, at home or out in the wilderness. We use face towels for both numbers (1 & 2) that are then boil washed and resused. We also have the advantage of being in Thailand where 'bum guns' are the norm and derriers are clean!

I wonder if there is a thread on nasty, un-green toilet paper already...?
 
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Emerson White wrote:It is not sterile. Blood is sterile inside your veins (mostly), but anything that opens to the outside world (other than your urinary tract is unlikely to be sterile, that's why TSS happen, Staph. naturally living in the body feeds off the blood in the tampon and populations build to massive levels over the course of 12 hours and the toxins produced go in through the mucus membrane. Incidentally everyone is constantly shedding retroviruses, even in their blood. They are everywhere, its best to avoid sharing bodily fluids with too many people.



Milk jugs work. We had a older man rent our trailer he would use old milk jugs only he was to lazy to empty them and it stunk up our trailer. He had a control problem. If your going to pee outside do it behind a building or with plenty of bushes around or use a milk jug inside then carry it outside to dump it on your garden. That way you don't have to worry about neighbors seeing you.
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I'm a lady and pee outside almost exclusively. I originally either used nothing or leaves (burdock is great) and just cleaned up at night. Now I use a squeeze bottle from walgreens that is for a nasal rinse, but it works great to rinse off each time.
https://www.walgreens.com/store/c/walgreens-squeeze-nasal-wash-kit-with-refills1.0/ID=prod6363069-product
 
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Use a bucket of empty milk jug they are free. Gals can use a female adaptor funnel.
 
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This is one way that I'm not very 'permie' I'm afraid. I consider it a step into wild animal craziness to use the public toilet at the den of iniquity we call Wal-Mart....which is kind of ridiculous as our ancestors certainly peed in the woods for eons prior to porcelain bowls and paper. I've read that the martial arts 'horse stance' is the best way to get a steady stream that doesn't go all over the place if you are a gal, which is prob the #1 issue for women with this. I've heard a lot of people who travel to Mexico cannot figure out how to use the squat toilets without said issue. Horse stance seems to be the solution.
 
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I tried the "SheWee" domahicky thingy and apparently my "flow" is far too much for these units.  They say to practice in the shower, and I have, over and over... nope, pee all over my hand, and had I been wearing clothing, it would have been a mess.

If modesty is an issue, wear a skirt, otherwise, drop, squat and pee; for those of us getting older, I am not adverse to having a sturdy branch to hold on to out front.  I guess one could theoretically have strategically placed five gallon pails with the "camping toilet seat attachment" if you want to invest the $30, and just empty when done in an appropriate location.

And yes, I have penis envy, when it comes to toileting, huge envy for those who can "shake it off"!  Because no matter how a woman urinates, she pretty much always needs something absorbent to wipe with to avoid damp undies; that whole "shake your booty" thing just does not seem to work with female anatomy.

Menstruation is easy, I got "fixed" and no longer need to deal with THAT nonsense stealing weeks out of my life every month, causing horrendous pain and sucking my iron!
 
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Not outdoors but live on TV:



I came across this decades ago. There is even one where
she writes her name in the snow.

I reckon there is an opportunity to design a beverage container/tetrapak/milk carton
that would open up into something like this ........

A half-litre container should do the trick.
 
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I have the She-wee and it's great. The one I bought came with an extra extender pipe which is good for if you're on a surface that doesn't soak it up quickly, to avoid pee on shoes. It also came with a waterproof case so it's perfect for popping it back in your bag.

I mainly got it because of medical issues - squatting is just not an option for me, and it's great for days where I am mostly bed-bound and can't walk to the bathroom
 
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Great for tool for the gals. I always pee'ed and pooped outdoors ever since I was a kid.
 
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