The 9 Best Composting Toilets

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This wiki has been updated 18 times since it was first published in November of 2018. There are a number of reasons not to run gallons of water down the drain every time nature calls, and a composting toilet provides a practical alternative, whether it's permanently installed in a sticks-and-bricks facility or set up temporarily for portable potty breaks. Our selection includes urine-separating options complete with built-in ventilation, as well as low-tech solutions for camping. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Nature's Head Close Quarters

2. Separett Villa

3. Cleanwaste Go Anywhere

Editor's Notes

November 05, 2018:

Offered a range of options for short- and longer-term use, including centralized composting for permanent installations, self-contained units with and without urine diverters, and portable solutions for camping or marine use.

4. Sun-Mar Dry

5. Reliance Luggable Loo

6. Nature's Head

7. Reliance Hassock

8. Sun-Mar Compact

9. Sun-Mar Excel

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