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How to Make a Vermicomposting Flush Toilet

How to Make a Vermicomposting Flush Toilet
Quinta do Vale is an off-grid permaculture project of 2.5ha in the mountains of Central Portugal. It’s an evolving demonstration site for many aspects of sustainable living, with a particular emphasis on off-grid infrastructure. It’s run by Wendy Howard. When I first started planning the infrastructure here, I intended to use Joe Jenkins‘ dry ‘humanure’ composting toilet system throughout. Many people though dislike dry toilets. In 2013, we were converting an old hen coop into an outhouse toilet. From a conventional flush toilet, flushings drain through a waste pipe into an insulated plastic container. When the flushings enter the container, the solids remain on the surface to be processed by the worms and the liquids drain through the organic filter material and exit the container. I used a second-hand 1,000-litre plastic IBC to form the basis of the system. The tank is sited immediately below the toilet in a dry-stone schist enclosure. Further resources How to make a DIY worm tower

Unik toalett vill bryta WC-trenden - Tema Hälsa & Livsstil MiljöEfter flera års vidareutveckling lanseras den i särklass miljövänligaste toaletten CompostEra, nu ännu mer attraktiv för användare. Med smart design och ny teknik tar toaletten upp kampen med WC och andra konkurrenter. CompostEra är framtagen av KTH- och MIT-ingenjören Carl Lindström. CompostEra är snyggt designad, tystlåten och tar liten plats. Den revolutionerande toaletten är alltid helt luktfri då hela badrummet ventileras via toalettstolen. Genom så kallad sluten långtidskompostering använder CompostEra inte vatten som en traditionell spoltoalett utan håller sig ren och luktfri tack vare en smart designad toalettstol. Behöver inget tillstånd CompostEra passar såväl till villor och sommarstugor som till separat bastustuga vid badstranden. – Med ROT-avdrag blir installationen billigare och underhållet av toaletten kan även bekostas via RUT-avdrag, något som allt fler inser fördelen av, säger Carl. En helt luktfri toalett CompostEra är till skillnad från en vanlig WC helt luktfri.

Tips for Septic System Maintenance - Green Homes Bio-Microbics incorporates designs, manufactures and supplies wastewater and storm water equipment for residential single-family homes, small communities, commercial properties and marine vessel markets. If a septic system is not suitably located, properly designed, carefully installed, and adequately maintained, it can fail. It can also fail if solids clog it. Failing systems can threaten your family and neighbors' health, reduce the value of your property, and cost a lot of money to repair. Septic System Care Record Keeping Keep copies of all system drawings/plans of the site, installed equipment, and service records with all other home appliance documents. Laundry/Water Usage Spread wash loads throughout the week. Leaky Fixtures Large quantities of water are added to your wastewater system when you have leaking fixtures. Food Wastes Garbage disposal waste is acceptable – if allowed by your local regulatory authority. Medicines Do not flush them down any drain.

Montage. Maisons Nomades, un habitat léger innovant à auto-construire. Merci à Camille et Pierre-Alain pour leur merveilleux travail et investissement dans les Low-Tech!!!! Allez voir leurs nombreuses vidéos sur le site ci-dessous, génial! Pour les plans... Toilettes à litière biomaîtrisée Voici également le nouveau type de toilettes sèches innovantes et design que j'ai inventé: peu de matériaux à mettre en oeuvre, simplicité de montage: c'est le seau inox qui crée l'assise: à vos outils! Les toilettes à litière biomaîtrisée ( des toilettes sèches qui ne séparent pas les urines des féces ) sont une solution extraordinaire pour gérer intelligemment, écologiquement et économiquement nos excréments. - Revoir notre relation à nos déjections - Connaître la loi de base qui régit le fonctionnement de tous les écosystèmes - S'orienter vers les techniques qui ont intégré ces nouvelles données

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