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RE: Compost Toilets

  • Subject: RE: [cg] Compost Toilets
  • From: "Monica Cox" <Monica_Cox@msn.com>
  • Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 16:30:24 -0700
  • Seal-send-time: Thu, 27 May 2004 16:30:24 -0700

Dear community gardeners:
I just sent off a request for info to you'all and forgot to include the [cg] in the subject line to identify my message as legitimate community garden mail.  So realizing that most of you would delete the mail that I sent as junkmail or even as that containing objectionable content, I am recomposing the message here:
If received my request for information twice, well, just delete one, but still respond.  I'm interested to know what some of you think about this subject.
I am investigating the use of compost toilets for our local Compost Specialist group, a group of Master Gardeners that create and demonstrate compost for area community gardens, the public, and for ourselves.  I was wondering if any of you have compost toilets at your community gardens or know of any such toilets being used in your area.  Is the composted humanure being used on vegetable plots, or how is it disposed of?  What are some of the issues regarding management of these toilets?   
I have accessed Jenkins' "Handbook of Humanure" online as well as a few other websites regarding compost toilets for sale.  However, I'd like to know of first hand experience with composting human waste that some of you may have. 
Monica in Cottage Grove, Oregon

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