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Key family blogs about installing Nature’s Head composting toilet

Over at, the Key family (“a family of four living, working & exploring the USA in our Airstream”) wrote a great post about installing their Nature’s Head Composting Toilet in their RV back in January of this year. The post is required reading for anyone interested in this particular model—which we’ve rated as one of the Top 3 Self-Contained Composting Toilets—or the sustainable lifestyle in general. The article is nuts-and-bolts as well as answers to common questions. Take a...
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The Backcountry Hut Company

The Backcountry Hut Company, a project of Vancouver’s Leckie Studio Architecture + Design, is making cool looking, IKEA-inspired modular huts that will include solar arrays and composting toilets. Their website highlights the affordability of the homes, which will range from 191 to 937 square feet, but I wasn’t able to find any concrete pricing information. Worth keeping an eye on nonetheless.

From Whence We Came

Every interest starts somewhere. There’s always the spark that sets off the imagination. Even if you can’t identify it at the time, and even if that spark makes the imagination smolder before truly setting it afire perhaps months or years later, it’s there: burning, whispering… If that’s a little too romantic for describing the beginnings of an interest in a concept as down-to-Earth as composting toilets, so be it, because what’s earthly is also what’s human, and composting toilets are...
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