|About the Book|
Stop using perfectly good water to flush human waste down the toilet and start composting “humanure” with a zero ick factor. Help build the soil by recycling these rich sources of nutrients. From composting systems for cabins to year-round off-the-grid homes, this book covers a wide range of composting toilets. Discover the simple science behind composting and what nature does best when it comes to breaking down human waste. Find out how to reduce water usage to zero with air flush toilets. Learn the simple steps of diverting greywater to irrigate the garden.Included in this book are complete instructions on how to build an old fashioned outhouse, sawdust toilet, and a high tech compost toilet. Our experiences of using a compost toilet for the last 15 years are explained in detail to help you get up and running and feel comfortable using one. We include an extensive do-it-yourself step-by-step “how-to book” on constructing a high tech composting toilet, that will operate better, is easier to maintain and will outperform other composting toilets on the market today for under $400. No raking, no shoveling, no handling human waste and all with a zero ick factor!