5 Things You Didn’t Know About Composting Toilets

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There are various ways to create fertilizer to use on your property. The easiest option is to use some food scraps to make compost to use for fertilizer. Manure from cows and chickens can also be used as fertilizer. An interesting alternative is to make your own fertilizer by using composting toilets.

Composting toilets will collect human waste that converts into a nutrient rich fertilizer. All you need to do is obtain the right components to get one set up in your home. However, this type of toilet may be the best choice for a workshop or other outbuilding.

The only thing you need to keep in mind when making a compost is the time for waste material to turn into usable fertilizer. This will typically take at least one year and maybe up to two years. The reason is the composting toilets will need time to break down and convert into a nutrient-rich fertilizer.

Information about making your own composting toilets is available on makezine.com here…

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Composting Toilets

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