You read that right, I compost my own poop. I live off the grid in a little house in San Diego and I compost my own poop. You might have some questions like:
Is this safe?
Is this stinky?
Haven’t we evolved past having to deal with our own poop?
I’ll let this video do the explaining:
The segments on waste water treatment came from this video. Watch it to learn what happens when you flush a toilet:
The segments on compost toilets in developing nations came from this video. Watch it to learn how compost toilets can help out in developing nations:
Fore more information on composting humanure and a guide on exactly how to do it Read a copy of the Humanure Handbook for free here. And if you want to compost food scraps and yard waste but not poop Here’s my guide to composting at home.