Considering an alternative toilet for your cottage or bunkie? Our “Are You Sitting Down?” feature in the June 2013 issue breaks down the good, the bad, and the ugly of how to put them to use, and the following gallery gives you some viable options for any type of cottage.
Available in white or bone, Sun-Mar's Compact composting toilet is a low-profile unit that's ideally suited to light residential or light to medium cottage use. More info: sun-mar.com
Storburn's EcoJohn SR composting toilet is waterless self-contained unit that incinerates the waste into a sterile ash that needs to be emptied periodically. The burning process operates on very high temperatures, which eliminate any bad septic odour. More info: storburn.ca
Incinolet's incinerating toilet requires no plumbing, digging, water, or drains. It can also be used both on land or on water. The toilet uses electric heat to reduce human waste to a small amount of clean ash, which is dumped periodically into the garbage. More info: incinolet.com
Ecopatron's Biolan composting toilet is an odourless dry toilet designed for outhouse or bunkie use. Its electricity- and water-free operation uses softwood mulch or peat. More info: ecopatron.com
EcoEthic MullToa 55
EcoEthic's MullToa 55 features fully automatic operation with a compact design for tighter spaces. It also has an advanced mixing systems and excess liquid sensor. More info: ecoethic.ca