07 Jun '12, 6am

Fox News In Shock: Composting Toilets Don't Smell

Fox News In Shock: Composting Toilets Don't Smell

Lloyd has long been making the case that civilized people do have composting toilets in their house , and I have even dared suggest that some pretty rudimentary composting toilets can be plush and fragrant when designed correctly. But it's not just us TreeHuggers who are cottoning on that flushing away our poop with clean drinking water isn't the only way of dealing with our waste. Even Fox News has decided to explore the pluses and minuses of the composting toilet , and they seem to have come away rather surprised: It turns out, however, that compost toilets are – and I can’t believe I’m saying this – not gross. I spoke to Fraser Sneddon, manager of the Sun-Mar Corporation, and immediately got down to the most important question: Do compost toilets smell? I figured if the answer to that question was yes, there wasn’t much need for any other questions. Fraser explained a c...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/bathroom-design/fox-news-shock-...

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