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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Eco-Loo Compost Toilets in new colours!

Most of the Eco-Loo compost toilets we make are sent out ‘untreated’, that is, it’s left to the customer to apply their chosen wood finish or paint. Last week, we sent out two Eco-Loo toilets, both painted. We’ve also started using a new technique to apply the paint, which makes it faster for us, and[…]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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Eco-Loo Divert 20 in Stiff Key Blue

Dr Poo and the TURDIS

With apologies to all Dr Who fans out there… We were really excited to receive an order to make one of our lovely Eco-Loo 20 Divert, waterless compost toilets, and paint it in our newest colour, Farrow & Ball ‘Stiff Key‘ blue. I did some testing with the colour and absolutely loved the depth of[…]Read more

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Wood shavings - ready to use as a cover material for a compost toilet

What’s the best cover material for a compost toilet?

A question we’re often asked is “what’s the best cover material for use on a compost toilet?” Even if your compost toilet has a fan for odour control, a cover material is often used as a ‘soak’ at the bottom of the solids container (a 2.5 – 5 cm or so layer is ideal), and[…]Read more

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