Tag Archive: politics

Donald Trump Spurs Composting Toilet Sales!

According to the Toronto Star, “America‚Äôs bunker mentality is the stuff of movies and historical lore. The desire for blast-proof walls, filtrated air and water, and composting toilets is deeply embedded in the national psyche,” and the fledgling presidency of Donald Trump is leading more Americans to make that lore a reality: to buy more composting toilets! Whether they’re anti-Trump and afraid of the consequences of his foreign and domestic policies, or they’re pro-Trump or neutral but afraid of what’s...
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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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