Certification Bodies for Compost Toilets

Navigating the the maze of local building control, planning permission and building regulations in relation to installing a compost toilet can be intimidating. What doesn’t help is that different regions may have different regulations (or different interpretations of regulations). In…

The Night Soil Man

Night Soil, is untreated, uncomposted human excrement (aka raw poo). It was commonly used as a fertiliser on farms in the United Kingdom until around 60 years ago. It’s still used in some Asian countries, but comes with risks as…

Can you pour urine into a canal?

In a word, no! Let’s expand on this a little bit. The context here is for people in the UK who have a urine-diverting waterless/compost toilet on a narrowboat or wide-beam, and therefore will need to regularly empty the urine…