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Composting Toilets: Is a Waterless Composting Toilet for You?

Composting toilets aren’t just for state parks and hippies anymore. Find out what you need to know about adding a composting toilet to your home.



Composting toilets require little to no water. Toilets account for about a quarter of a typical home's water use.
Photo Courtesy Biolet
A basic composting toilet setup includes a waterless toilet connected to a composting bin with an air inlet, a fan and systems to manage ventilation, liquid levels and aeration.
Illustration Courtesy Clivus Multrum











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