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Constructing Composting Toilets

Posted on Dec 12, 2011

Photographs of the construction of a composting toilet. The toilet bowl mould. The assembled mould. Note the pipe for urine. Pouring concrete into the mould. The filled toilet bowl mould. The assembled mould. Note the pipe for urine. Leveling the mould. The first layer of concrete for the base of the toilet building with the re-bar placed on top. The finished base with the walls marked out. The first layer of cinder blocks. The second layer of cinder blocks. The finished wall being prepared for the floor to be poured. Note the two compost compartments. The mould, re-bar and drains in place before the floor is poured. Starting to pour the floor. Pouring the floor. The finished floor. Note the protruding re-bar for the walls. Laying the first layer of cinder blocks for the steps. The first layer of the steps completed. Laying the second layer of steps. The finished steps. The corner posts for the walls. The fram for the walls. A row of toilets. The finished inside. The finished...

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