DIY Composting Toilet

| 10/27/2017 8:25:00 AM

Tags: tiny home, tiny home bus, composting toilet, DIY project, Faithful Homesteader, North Texas,

Faithful Homesteader 

We are working on turning an old church bus into a tiny home. One of the latest projects has been a DIY composting toilet, since we did not want the hassle of dealing with a black water tank. The toilet is made to combat odors in multiple ways. Eventually we will have it set up as a true composting toilet, bags and all. That is not something that I ever thought I would have in my lifetime.

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The frame of the composting toilet was made with reclaimed lumber. A 5-gallon bucket is the actual bowl part. My husband repurposed an old RV table for the shell. He cut it in half and used one half for the top and the other half for the bottom.

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We used cedar fence planks for the outside cover. The benefits of that is it helps with odor control and it is lightweight. Everything other than the top was sealed on the inside with silicone.

11/11/2017 8:06:10 AM

No chemicals. It gets mixed in with other compost and everything happens naturally.

11/11/2017 8:06:08 AM

No chemicals. It gets mixed in with other compost and it happens naturally.

11/9/2017 5:03:03 AM

What will you use to turn the poop into compost? Do you needs chemicals or something? It's a brilliant idea!

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