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Donald Trump Spurs Composting Toilet Sales!

According to the Toronto Star, “America’s 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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Composting Toilets in Arizona

On December 10, the Arizona Sonora News reported: A group of composting toilet enthusiasts, local non-profits and University of Arizona researchers are collaborating to find a less wasteful way of dealing with our waste. Watershed Management Group is working with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality to approve two home-built composting toilet designs for use in Arizona. If the designs are approved, Tucsonans will have a simple and cheap option to conserve water and energy, and enrich local soils. 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 thing 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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