When you’re living off the grid you have a very limited access to utilities, or none at all. This might be a goal for you, or maybe you are just in a rural area and this is already a way of life. Either way you need to take care of human waste disposal.
You have several options. A very popular method is the “Joseph Jenkins Humanure” method which involves composting the human waste. It works quite well but not everyone is up to the challenge of handling their own poop. It is recommended to never use Human or pet waste as compost but this involves a process that eliminates those dangers. Compost helps your garden grow so the option of using your own feces to compose compost can be alluring to some.
If forced to live with out the utilities you are currently accessing knowing how to rid yourself of your own waste isn’t just a pain in the behind, it becomes vital for survival. The medical problems associated with improperly handling human waste result in death. Check out the full in-depth article below on How to build a small & inexpensive Septic System.