compost toilets

Everyday we hear people asking....what can we do to save the world?  so, we say....take care of your pee and poo!!!!! almost nobody wants to talk about this, but it is necessary that we start taking responsability for our own waste.... From the permaculture point of view, composting our waste is he perfect example of the cycle of inputs and ouptus in a system and taking the problem as a solution. When we first got to our land the first question was....what we are going to do with our shit?   We did a lot of research about different kinds of compost toilets and we came up with a design that work for us. The "humanure" adds nutrients, nitrogen and phosphorus, to our soil. The more people that come to shamballa and leave their waste, the more soil we are building. We d been composting our manure for more than one year and now is ready to enrich our soil for tree planting.  It is going to help to  our food forest grow abundant and healthy. The other point is....why use Read more [...]