12 Dec '11, 2pm

San Francisco Considers Public Composting Toilets via @Earth911

San Francisco Considers Public Composting Toilets via @Earth911

While the City of San Francisco weighs proposals to roll out composting toilets citywide, community groups are working on bringing portable composting toilets to a neighborhood with a large homeless population and a lack of public toilets. Photo: Flickr/Sustainable sanitation San Francisco community groups are considering public composting toilets as an environmentally-friendly and inexpensive way to deal with the city’s public defecation problem, the San Francisco Examiner reported. Eric Brooks, chair of the local Green Party’s sustainability working group, originally proposed rolling out composting toilets citywide to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. Motivated by Brook’s suggestion, the commission conducted a study on composting toilet systems to determine if they would work in the “City by the Bay.” But commission spokesman Tyrone Jue pointed out several c...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/12/12/san-francisco-conside...

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