What about no-plumbing toilets

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I have heard that there are toilets that do not require a drain pipe to the sewer or septic, and dont need water to flush them. I'm looking for something like that for a cabin which is only used a couple weeks a year. What are the options? I should add to this that I dont want a large unit since the cabin is small. I also dont have a basement so anything that needs to go under the floor wont work. I'd perfer something that is portable and movable.
Yea, I know they make camping toilets that are nothing but a 5gal plastic pail with a molded seat on top and plastic bags in the pail. I bought one, they work but I'd prefer something a little more advanced and much less smelly.
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Your choice is between: 1.. Modern composting toilets (cf. the Whole Earth Catalogue of say 1980) designed to transform waste, viz. to be emptied at whatever intervals the process require. 2. Traditional pit privies, that are simply filled in and covered over after (say) 10 years of use: see Chic Sale, The Specialist.
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I'm not sure about them, but on Dirty Jobs, Mike Rowe had to work on a incinerating toilet that was on a boat. If I recall correctly, it burns any waste into ashes.. That may be an option for you.
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On Monday, November 12, 2012 9:22:05 AM UTC-5, rlz wrote:

...and if you recall, the process of cleaning said toilet was completely disgusting.
No matter what you do, it's going to involve handling some stinky at some point or other in the process.
If you think $hitting into a plastic bag is gross, try using a real outhouse where you're dumping into an open hole in the ground. The only time the smell is bearable is the first dump into a new hole.
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snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:
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That's what the bucket of lime is for. Do your business- cover with lime for the next guy.
Jim
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Even the open air out house I mentioned a few posts back had a bucket of lime nearby. No out house should be without one.
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wrote:

Back when I was young and in the Boy Scouts, all the camps still had outhouses. We were always told to put in a scoop of lime after we were finished, but no one ever told us what it was for.
Is the lime only to remove odor, or is there another reason, such as helping the poop to decompose? I've heard of adding lime to compost piles to help them decompose, so is that similar to using it in a outhouse?
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On 11/14/2012 4:39 AM, snipped-for-privacy@home.com wrote:

Some of the pictures I've seen of mass graves, not necessarily full of humans, show those doing the burying of the bodies/carcases spreading lime over the collection. I always wondered why lime was used that way. I found links on the use of lime for the outhouse and mass graves. It looks like there are different forms of lime used for those purposes.
http://www.ehow.com/info_8313504_kind-lime-treating-outhouse-waste.html
http://tinyurl.com/blje97s
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk%3ACalcium_oxide
http://tinyurl.com/cpzwug8
TDD
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On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:01:13 PM UTC-5, elbrecht wrote:

The lime only helps so much.
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On Nov 14, 11:31am, snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

I agree...the lime helps so much.
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My grandparents kept a scuttle full of wood ashes (from the cook stove) in their outhouse. After going, a scoop or two of ashes in the hole kept the smell at a minimum.
Tomsic
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Composting https://www.lehmans.com/c-256-composting-toilets.aspx
Or gas fired. http://ecojohn.com/ecojohn_sr.html
A friend has a gas fired incinerating toilet and it worked well. A tiny bit of ash residue was left. No odor, no problems.
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On 11/12/2012 9:49 AM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:

Darn! I lost my watch in the incinerating toilet! O_o
TDD
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When did you do that?
Christopher A. Young Learn more about Jesus www.lds.org .
Darn! I lost my watch in the incinerating toilet! O_o
TDD
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On 11/12/2012 12:22 PM, Stormin Mormon wrote:

Probably when trying to retrieve his cell phone.
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On 11/13/2012 11:34 AM, Frank wrote:

I've dropped a pager in a toilet by accident before. ^_^
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On Nov 13, 2:04pm, The Daring Dufas <the-daring-du...@stinky- finger.net> wrote:

I jumped into a hot tub with a pager on my belt.
At first I thought the vibrations I felt were from the hot tub bubbles but it turned out to be my pager shorting out with BUZZZZzzzzzzzz...zzzzz...zzz...zz...
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snipped-for-privacy@none.com wrote:

I'd build an outdoor privy (and equip each bedroom with a chamber pot).
A little smelly, but it would add an adventuring spirit to your two-weeks in the woods. It would certainly be a memorable event for any visitors you had. Heck, this country is populated by millions who've never used an outdoor toilet.
Recapture the past. Live like your ancestors. Be a pioneer - if only for two weeks.
This is important: don't forget the moon-sliver cut-out on the door !
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You don't need a door.
The best out house I ever used was really an *out* house. No building, just a short wall and a seat on a box over a pit. The seat looked out over a valley with a beautiful view. The short wall gave you privacy from behind, which is how others would approach the facility. If they saw someone sitting there, they would walk away or wait patiently from a distance.
The camp also had a regular outhouse for inclement weather or for shy folks. Most people, male, female, young and old, loved using the open air facility on beautiful days and nights.
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Oren wrote:

And, I trust, not to use leaves from posion ivy to wipe ...
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