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The device of peat biotoilet: make a mini-factory for the production of compost

The device of peat biotoilet: make a mini-factory for the production of compost

For modern gardeners the compost toilet becomes a good solution in all respects — it is possible to buy or make a composting toilet with their hands, in any case, and material costs, and the amount of time spent on construction of toilet of this type is significantly lower than the cost of the device of a septic tank or fed up with all the toilet with a cesspool. Chemical or electric toilets need to buy ready-made, but such a convenient option as compost (peat) toilets, can be done independently.

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Composting toilet – eco-friendly design that to give particularly important, and waste after processing it become a good natural fertilizer, so you save on the purchase of fertilizers. The device of the toilet of this type is the most simple, it is a plastic tank or box of various sizes with a seat and hinged lid. Waste pour peat, gradually decompose, turning into compost.

Peat toilet is a dry, water in this drain is not used. You will need only dry peat, you can use it in mix with sawdust, and no chemicals. The moisture will evaporate from the raw waste, thus constantly ensuring the right level of humidity for the decomposition products of human activity. This will deal with bacteria in the peat. A mixture of peat and sawdust, you can buy or make yourself.

A peat lavatory is usually a large amount. If the volume of the plastic container exceeds 100 liters, this makes it possible to maintain the optimum temperature. Capacity can be cleaned only once a year, and after emptying, you get the best fertilizer.

Do not be afraid of strong odors – ventilation pipe, providing their absence is important(required!) part of the peat bio-toilet. Excess moisture is given through the drain hose. A big plus – this flies in the toilet, no peat, no compost, these insects are not interested in.

Peat biotoilet

Peat dry closet — a look inside (the pot with the lid and seat) and outside (second half of the tank the vent pipe). Everything is clean and environmentally friendly!

Peat dry closet with his hands – not such a complexity, because many people in the private house make comfortable toilets in the apartment, and this is the principle used in the creation of the toilet.

Design #1 is the easiest of peat biotoilet

You will need a trash container, round barrel (or bucket) and a seat cover. Compost pit for waste should be located near the toilet to make it easy to carry to it heavy container (you can use the container on wheels).

A bucket with a toilet seat does not look particularly aesthetically pleasing, so you can build a frame from plywood or other material (OSB, chipboard), in which is inserted the bucket, paint it and thus give the structure more presentable. In the upper part of the cover frame, using the jigsaw cut a hole the size of a barrel or bucket that you plan to use. Cover to the frame is conveniently mounted by means of hinges. Comfortable height to this design for a composting toilet – 40-50 cm.

Frame with loops

An example of a frame for the toilet out of plywood inside the support posts of the timber, the lid will rise on hinges, jigsaw sawn hole for the bucket and seat

A composting toilet with a large tank on wheels

A composting toilet with a large tank on wheels, with a drainage tube to drain fluid. A tank this size will need to be emptied infrequently, you only need to consider how convenient to get it and deliver to the compost pit

Peat and scoop the necessary ingredients, keep them in the container near the toilet and each time you use for sleep waste.

A composting toilet and a bucket for peat

Compact and comfortable biotoilet — inside a small storage capacity for waste, next to a bucket of peat. Hygienic design that requires minimum cost to ensure you will always have fertilizer for the garden

To keep clean the bucket at the bottom also need to add a layer of peat. If, instead of barrels or buckets to use trash and make a hole at the bottom with a nozzle and a latticed for drainage into the drainage trench, will be more functional design. To empty the receptacle more sanitary way, it is possible to use two insertable container or two buckets of different sizes, inserted one into the other.

Peat in combination with sawdust is applied in large containers from 50 liters or more. This mixture is used for better aeration.

Toilet with opening for waste

If desired and if necessary, you can make a compost toilet with a very large capacity for waste where you can reset and kitchen waste. This toilet must be equipped with a manhole for emptying, have a ventilation pipe and hole for air circulation in a compost pit. Capacity is on a slope on which the waste falling into the compost pit

Design #2 — make a composting toilet «on the bucket»

You will need a conventional toilet seat for the toilet and a bucket. Connect the bucket and the seat to the bucket is inserted into the trash bag to attach it to the seat tape used. To waste sleeping late. you can use peat or cat litter. The bags or garbage bags must be strong, because the filler is impregnated with waste, it weighs a lot.

Peat dry closet can be placed in a specially designated room in the house or in the shed in the yard. When deciding how to arrange the toilet in a wooden shed, the container will be easy to get, if you make the bottom of one of the side walls, a special door.

Toilet with side door

An example of a device composting toilet with side door, equipped bars. So it is more convenient to get the tank for purification of waste

The door for convenience, you can equip vents, in this case, there is no need to do the vent pipe.

Inside view

It looks like the inside design of the toilet with a side door. The collection container can be easily removed without disassembling the construction of bio-toilet inside

Many argue that the operation of a peat bio-toilet fully there are no unpleasant odors, but it is not so. The smell, although not strong, especially in the small toilet, is still present, so the capacity is better often clear from the content and put it before the formation of the fertilizer on the compost.

If you desire to look for ways on how you can make a compost toilet with their hands no, you can buy a bucket as a toilet, a very convenient innovation that allows you to solve the problem. Although a compost pit to make still have, but this is a great option suitable for many purposes and for fishing, and gardening.

A bucket-toilet

Despite the fact that this new invention is very functional, convenient to use it for its intended purpose. To give this bucket can be indispensable, and all the hassle of arrangement of the toilet will disappear

In view of this plastic bucket with a lid and a toilet seat. Fragile in appearance, but is actually quite durable, able to withstand a decent weight. Such buckets have almost the same design, but are available in a very wide range of colours. For the use of the bucket toilet you can also use peat moss or sawdust to sprinkle a little on the bottom and sprinkle with waste. As for toilets, the waste is moved to a compost pit, after which opolaskivaniem bucket. Perhaps this is the most simple design of the toilet.

Put a mini-toilet anywhere, on a night convenient to put it in the house not to go outside, you can put it in the barn, to buy or make wooden or plastic stall and set the bucket as a toilet there, and eventually to build a full-fledged composting toilet in this room.

Bucket-toilet, types of

The whole design is simple — a bucket with seat and lid, but the size, color, design, plastic, can be different. So among such diversity it is easy to choose a suitable option

A bucket-toilet is not more than three hundred rubles, but is able to solve very urgent for truckers issue. For the first time is fine and this option, and you will have time to choose a toilet for your site that will best meet your requirements.

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