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Domestic Composting Toilet

Posted on Dec 12, 2011

A series of photographs showing the construction of a domestic composting toilet. The old toilet before the composting toilet was fitted. The toilet removed. Building the retaining wall. The finished retaining wall. Fitting the top. Fitting the seat. The container that catches the shit, the waste pipe which takes away the urine (white, centre right) and the ventilation pipe (blue). When the shit holder is full it is emptied into another container in the garden for furthure composting. The underside of the lib shows the urine catchment bowl, this fits into the white pipe when the lid is lowered. The seat and urine catchment bowl viewed from the top. The finished toilet. The top of the ventilation pipe. Because it is painted black it heats up during the day, this aids the upwards flow of...

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