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Old 10-18-2018, 02:01 PM   #1
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Composting toilets; what to do with them?

So, if you're on the road or boon docking and you have a composting toilet...


1) how often do you have to empty it?
2) where to empty it?


As I understand it, it's very solid waste (compared to a black tank) and you can't exactly pump it like the black tanked RVs. So, legally, how do you get rid of it?


I think I'd rather compost than black tank but I don't know all the pros and cons of either. I'm going to start to make these kinds of decisions soon.
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the legal way is to dump in your compost pile, on your land, for use in your garden.
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Old 10-18-2018, 02:28 PM   #3
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the legal way is to dump in your compost pile, on your land, for use in your garden.
And if you are on the road for 4 months straight and home is 3,000 miles away?
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And if you are on the road for 4 months straight and home is 3,000 miles away?

I say chuck it in the nearest trash can... the urine is the biggest issue.. and im thinking you could flush that down the drain at a rest area?
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.. the urine is the biggest issue.. and im thinking you could flush that down the drain at a rest area?
That you can dump at the pumping station legally.
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Urine jug can be dumped in any toilet. Rest stops, park facilities, etc. Solid waste can be throws out with regular trash as long as it's properly bagged. Hardly different from tossing a dirty diaper, just a higher quantity.
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When I was a driver, I dumped my jug in the weeds. No one complained.
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They need to be emptied very regularly.
This is a pretty realistic video that has lots of honest info about em-
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why would you get a composting toilet if you are not planning on composting?

this is my pet peeve. i hope whoever perpetuates the composting toilet in a bus theory rots in hell.

watch the 'gone with the winns' video on disposing their toilet and you can be cute like them leaving **** bombs in dumpsters across the country.

then i would check the local laws where and when you decide to dump.

black tanks and dump stations are the normal, safe, sanitary way to dispose of your waste.
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Turf, if you had cats (just as an example), how do you dispose of THEIR waste? Do you take it to your trash can and hope the city hauls it off? Or do you dig an even bigger cat hole to dispose of the solid waste and post HAZMAT signs all around it?
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