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Re: Composting Toilets vs. Holding Tank
If you're depositing in it every day, the moment you empty it you have nearly uncomposted waste in the mix. What would you do with it aboard to let it compost for 3 months? Therefore, dumping past the limit is really the only option and I doubt their are many that find themselves in legal dumping areas often enough to be practical. Therefore, the same raw sewage from yesterday's deposit goes straight in the trash I suspect.
I think that what some folks do is have a spare bucket that is sealed and just thrown in the hold and disposed of after a couple months.
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