Ecology Center Event

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The Low Down on Pee and Poo: Composting toilets and urine reuse

Thursday | August 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Composting toilets offer a sanitary and ecological solution to the flush toilet. (Did you know that around 890 billion gallons of untreated sewage flows into US waterways each year?) Learn about waterless composting toilets, reusing urine, and considerations for installing a system into your home. This presentation will cover homescale composting toilets from urban to rural applications, large scale systems, operation and maintenance needs, and common problems and solutions.

Learn about

  • Types of composting toilets
  • Benefits of using urine as a fertilizer
  • Maintenance requirements
  • Common problems and solutions
  • System costs
  • Codes and regulations
  • Artistic toilet designs

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Cost: $5 – $15
Event Phone: 510-548-2220 ext. 239
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This event is wheelchair accessible.

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