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Compost Toilet

A composting toilet is an alternative to a traditional flushing toilet. Composting toilets are not common in commercial buildings; however, they are becoming a more common environmentally preferred option as they use less potable water, if any. Composting toilets use an aerobic process to break down waste by using little or no water. There are two types of composting toilets: self-contained and split units – both designed to prevent fixture odors.

See Waterless/Dry/Nonwater Fixtures.

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12 Results : Composting toilets

  • MaterialDetails - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...Composting Toilets Description Composting toilets use an aerobic process to...water. There are two types of composting toilets: self-contained and split units
    https://sftool.gov › material › 2113 › composting-toilets
  • Water Efficiency - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...water where appropriate (for flushing toilets, watering the landscape, etc). For...blackwater vary, but wastewater from toilets and urinals is always considered blackwater
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 45 › water-efficiency
  • MaterialDetails - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    High-Efficiency Toilets Description High-Efficiency toilets are those that use...flush gpf. Also included are composting toilets which require little or no water
    https://sftool.gov › material › 2160 › high-efficiency-toilets
  • Green Procurement - Meeting & Conference Services - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...biobased content. If composting is available, use compostable items. Clearly label...appropriate waste streams (recyclable, compostable, landfill). Serve food in bulk,
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › green-services › 10 › meeting-conference-services
  • Green Procurement - Workspaces - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...utensils and access to recycle and compost containers to reduce waste expenses...gpm), and dual flush toilets (0.8/1.6 gpf) or low flow toilets (1.2 gpf). Waterless
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › workspaces
  • System Bundling > Water - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Recovering landscape trimmings, for use as compost or mulch, reduces the need for irrigation...coupled with high efficiency faucets, toilets, and urinals can save a measurable
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 21 › water › system-bundling
  • Tour Sustainable Workspaces and Building Systems - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...utensils and access to recycle and compost containers to reduce waste expenses...gpm), and dual flush toilets (0.8/1.6 gpf) or low flow toilets (1.2 gpf). Waterless
    https://sftool.gov › Explore
  • Green Procurement - Janitorial Services - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...(e.g., trash bags, bathroom tissue/toilet paper, paper towels). Waste management...Sustainable Products and recycling and composting services. Note that it references
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › green-services › 7 › janitorial-services
  • GpcProductsXlsx

    Ecolabels BPI certified compostable (provided composting available) For additional...Ecolabels BPI certified compostable (provided composting available) For additional
    https://sftool.gov › GpcDownload › GpcProductsXlsx
  • GSA Impact Study_ISWGpost.pdf

    ...a 25,000 gallon cistern used for toilet water, process water, and irrigation...implemented a food waste and organics composting program Generates revenue from
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-case-studies › GSA Impact Study_ISWGpost.pdf
  • recommendations_on_sustainable_landscaping_practices.pdf

    ...amendment with organic matter (e.g., compost), reduction of compaction (by aerating...topsoil or provide topsoil as needed: Compost is the best source of organic matter
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › recommendations_on_sustainable_landscaping_practices.pdf
  • Healthy Cleaning - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...g., cotton and wool) that can be composted at the end of use Hazardous materials...may contain blackwater (water from toilets and bathrooms that likely contain
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 645 › healthy-cleaning

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