Tag Archive: Composting

Off Grid – Composting Toilets

Off Grid – Composting Toilets A composting toilet is a dry toilet that uses a predominantly aerobic processing system that treats excreta, typically with no water or small volumes of flush water, via composting or managed aerobic decomposition.Composting toilets may be used as an alternative to flush toilets in situations where there is no suitable …

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Homemade Composting Toilet System

Homemade Composting Toilet System There aren’t really any situations where you can’t have a compost loo if you’re absolutely determined to – unless you have no way of storing or utilizing the composted waste. So maybe if you live in a tower block with no garden it’s not the ideal solution. But even then, if …

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Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden  The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed.A small pie-slice section of the bed is used for easy access to the center compost basket forming the keyhole design, this is a great …

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How To Get Hot Water Using A Composting Greenhouse

How To Get Hot Water Using A Composting Greenhouse When biological matter decomposes, it produces heat, and a great deal of it. When turning a compost heap in winter you will notice that the pile is steaming. This is proof of the high level of heat within the compost. Put this heat to good use by …

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