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Old 05-22-2018, 06:25 PM   #1
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Smells

I know this has been brought up but I am failing in my recent search.

Best toilet for no smells inside or out for family of 4?

Reason: We will be camp hosting our way around starting with a park next to our house who is super strict. If there are any smells at all, we will be booted AND banned. So, what should I get/do? Trying to avoid a black water tank if possible for our situation.
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Old 05-22-2018, 06:33 PM   #2
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I doubt whether you have a store bought compost toilet, bucket with mulch or whatever in it, or black water, you won't have enough smell emanating from the bus to concern anyone outside. If properly installed the smell is not a concern even inside the bus.
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Old 05-22-2018, 06:59 PM   #3
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I would hope not but I have heard differing things depending on the situation and being in Florida, it is all the more important to get the right thing in the bus.
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I would hope not but I have heard differing things depending on the situation and being in Florida, it is all the more important to get the right thing in the bus.
The sewerage smell is caused by liquids and solids mixing and remaining stagnant. Neither smells much on their own, and the slight smell from the solids goes away quickly when they dry.

So composting, or dry toilets produce very little smell in the first place if they are used correctly. That is further improved if they are well ventilated, often done with a small computer fan pushing the air in the toilet out of a roof vent.

They probably don't smell much even without the vent, but they would certainly not smell with one.

There are lots of YouTube reviews of composting toilets, and they universally praise them for their lack of unpleasant odours.
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I doubt whether you have a store bought compost toilet, bucket with mulch or whatever in it, or black water, you won't have enough smell emanating from the bus to concern anyone outside. If properly installed the smell is not a concern even inside the bus.
In my experience about 60% of folks who "don't smell" their composting toilet spend too much time IN the bus and don't get out enough! LMAO
Serously some folks' "composting" toilets leave a tinge of poo and sometimes pee smell throughout the bus. Not saying they all stink, but I've been inside a few that did.
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In my experience about 60% of folks who "don't smell" their composting toilet spend too much time IN the bus and don't get out enough! LMAO
Serously some folks' "composting" toilets leave a tinge of poo and sometimes pee smell throughout the bus. Not saying they all stink, but I've been inside a few that did.
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Old 05-23-2018, 12:09 AM   #7
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If you have your toilet vented, with a small, computer style fan try adding a charcoal filter in the vent. It should work wherever, in the vent, you put it.

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I installed a composting toilet in December and only regret not doing it sooner. While the initial price tag is a bit of a shock, it is well worth the $960.
I have been living full time in my bus since October and there is never a smell. It's easy to clean.

https://natureshead.net

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Sorry, but what's a "fruit beer"?
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