Building Regulations and Compost Toilets

Prior to 2010, compost toilets were not mentioned in the UK Building Regulations documentation. This gave rise to lots of confusion, scratching of heads and in some cases, people had to install flushing toilets which were never used, in order for their dwelling and compost toilet to get building regs approval. In 2010, the much[…]Read more

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Preparing a compost toilet for first use – adding soak material

The use of a soak material in the solids container is an important aspect of preparing a compost toilet for use, either when new, or when it’s just been emptied. We recommend chainsaw sawdust or fine wood shavings (often sold as pet bedding), because they’re inexpensive (sometimes free), carbon-rich and highly effective. As well as[…]Read more

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Move over dull and boring, hello to the fabulous, head-turning compost toilet!

Why should a compost toilet be boring to look at? At Kildwick, they’ve taken fabulous to new levels with this bespoke¬†toilet. Taking design cues and hints from the client, Kildwick’s glamour-puss, artist, painter and glitter queen, Maria set to work on turning thoughts and ideas into reality. The results are seriously impressive and incredibly stylish[…]Read more

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