3 results for tag: dry toilet


Engineering for Change: "Five questions with Sasha Kramer"

Written by Rob Goodier for Engineering for Change on July 8, 2012 Sasha Kramer's enthusiasm for recycling poop is contagious. After hearing from her, it's not hard to imagine the need to give your indoor bathroom a Stone-Age rennovation. She developed EcoSan latrines that store human waste in removable 15-gallon drums for composting. Toilets that transform waste into compost are the key to healthy soils and sustainable living, Kramer says. In that case, maybe everyone's toilet should be a modified pit latrine? Another key to sustainability is sanitation itself. Kramer promotes both, taking her message of back-end recycling (get it?) to camps and ...

The 11 Steps to Using a Urine Diversion Toilet

Did you miss the Sustainable Sanitation Conference? Don't worry, we'll have video footage, presentations and further information available soon. In the meantime, check out one of SOIL's tried and true educational tools: the Eleven Steps to Using a Urine Diversion Toilet. We've used the Eleven Steps at EcoSan trainings and toilet inaugurations as an interactive, fun way to teach people how to use our toilets. The exercise helps people to understand Urine Diversion toilets, and hopefully to feel more comfortable using the toilets and talking about them. Don't know about UD toilets? Click here. The following slideshow is a guided tour through the ...

National Geographic: Human Waste to Revive Haitian Farmland?