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|The Low Down on Pee and Poop: Composting Toilets and Urine Reuse|
|Date||Thursday August 07|
|Time||7:00 PM - 8:30 PM|
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|Ecology Center: 2530 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA, 94702|
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.
*Types of composting toilets
*Benefits of using urine as a fertilizer
*Common problems and solutions
*Codes and regulations
*Artistic toilet designs
Come join this event, no RSVP required.
$5 to $15 sliding scale. No one turned away for lack of funds.