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Old 04-10-2016, 06:46 PM   #21
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pardon my ignorance.. but is there any way to convert a black tank to a composting tank like the humanure or maybe like Nature's head by redirecting urine to another tank?
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Old 04-10-2016, 06:49 PM   #22
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HI LJY, here is one of the threads discussing composting toilets and trailers. Composting Toilet?
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Old 04-12-2016, 09:12 AM   #23
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Thanks, Eric.
Unless I missed it... I was actually thinking if possible to convert the black tank and use it like a big compost tank using carbon materials. Not sure if it's vented already?? but, if so, just draw fresh air into it like Nature's Head toilet...

I currently make my own compost at home, but only with non-meat items. It would be cool if I can reuse the RV compost in rural land that I plan to buy which doesn't have sewer/septic system.
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Thanks, Eric.
Unless I missed it... I was actually thinking if possible to convert the black tank and use it like a big compost tank using carbon materials. Not sure if it's vented already?? but, if so, just draw fresh air into it like Nature's Head toilet...

I currently make my own compost at home, but only with non-meat items. It would be cool if I can reuse the RV compost in rural land that I plan to buy which doesn't have sewer/septic system.
For your rural land, it would probably be simpler to build something to empty the tank into and compost it outside the trailer than trying to modify the trailer system.
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Old 04-12-2016, 09:37 AM   #25
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good pt, but how would I avoid the chemicals used in black tank and avoid the stink?
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Old 04-12-2016, 09:42 AM   #26
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You don;t have to use chemicals at all, there are enzyme based products that many people use. Maybe something like this: http://www.amazon.com/Walex-BIO-1153...+toilet+enzyme
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We often use the surface of our hay field for natural composting.
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We often use the surface of our hay field for natural composting.
I have been known to do the same for our prairie.
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I have been known to do the same for our prairie.
Why not, the cattle do it. And just one cow produces more "waste" in a day, then a trailer does in a weekend.

Most of my relatives are farmers and ranchers, and all have RV's. This is where I learned the practice.

We too use a non-chemical tank treatment like you showed.
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Has anyone had/done a modification to change the shower/toilet room into a closet space?
A fiberglass owner here but not an Escape
https://youtu.be/Fn24u_TkGQY
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