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Kym Modridge on Composting Toilets - A Practical Guide

 
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Hope ya'll don't mind me sharing this. Kym Mogridge of Adobe Loos and Worms in Bega, New South Wales, Australia, wrote this superbly informative article about composting toilets in Pip Mag #2. The link to the entire article [PDF] is in the blog post:

https://www.pipmagazine.com.au/waterless-composting-toilets/
 
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Thanks for posting the link. The composting toilets highlighted are some of the simpler ones to create yourself. There are a few advanced models shown for camper or home use.
There are better models out there, but these are some common ones that people should at least know exist.

Thx again,
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I think the chart in the linked document is definitely lacking in that it doesn't mention a simple pail type sawdust toilet that uses a secondary compost pile. The cheapest, simplest system available to the DIYer, not for everyone and not for every situation but still always worth considering.
 
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Wyatt Barnes wrote:I think the chart in the linked document is definitely lacking in that it doesn't mention a simple pail type sawdust toilet that uses a secondary compost pile. The cheapest, simplest system available to the DIYer, not for everyone and not for every situation but still always worth considering.



It does, somewhat, under DIY. However, the tilt of the article was government compliant systems. Our readership largely comprises people in urban contexts that probably wouldn't go as far as a bucket and sawdust in their bathroom.

That said, we did publish a follow up blog post with a DIY el basico design: https://www.pipmagazine.com.au/bucket-loo-cheap-simple/
 
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Paul I think you would be surprised at the number of people in an urban area that would embrace this ethical and simple alternative. I did think that the follow up article was quite informative as an introductory article priming people to the existence of the Jenkins system. Thanks for the link.
 
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