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Letter to the Editor

The Waterloo Region Record, a newspaper from the Kitchener-Waterloo area in Ontario, Canada, recently ran a story about the efforts of a local non-profit, The Working Centre, to repurpose used shipping containers as emergency shelters for the homeless. The Working Centre deals with issues of unemployment and homelessness, and one of their ideas was to install composting toilets in these converted shelters. They hit a snag: A plan to equip the bunkies with composting toilets also hit a roadblock. The...
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Composting Toilet Availability Worldwide

I’ve recently been thinking a lot about the worldwide availability of composting toilets. Composting toilets are a┬áthing in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Sweden, as far as I’m aware. Indeed, Sweden seems to be quite a homeland for the idea. But what about the rest of the world? I don’t know if I can even say that composting toilets are popular or accessible in Scandinavia, let alone northern Europe. Online browsing shows composting toilet projects in places like...
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