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by Cherry May November 29, 2023 2 min read

A Step-by-Step Guide to Emptying your Nature’s Head Composting Toilet

Simplifying the Emptying Process

The Nature's Head Composting Toilet is celebrated for its eco-friendliness and simplicity, but one aspect that often raises questions is the emptying process. This guide aims to demystify the steps involved in emptying the Nature's Head Composting Toilet, ensuring a clean and hassle-free experience.

Understanding the Right Time to Empty

Before diving into the process, it’s crucial to recognize when the toilet needs emptying. The frequency of emptying depends on usage but generally, the solids bin of the Nature's Head needs attention every 4-6 weeks for regular use. Monitoring the level of the contents is key to timely maintenance.

Preparation: Tools and Materials Needed

Gearing up with the right tools and materials is essential for a smooth emptying process. You will need:

  • A designated compostable waste bag or container.
  • Gloves for hygiene.
  • Natural cleaning supplies for post-emptying cleanup.

Step-by-Step Emptying Process

  • Separation of Liquid and Solid Waste Containers: Start by separating the liquids container. This can be emptied more frequently and is straightforward – simply remove and dispose of the contents in an appropriate location.
  • Removing the Solids Bin: Carefully detach the solids bin. It's important to do this gently to avoid spilling any compost.
  • Emptying the Solids Bin: Open the bin and tilt it into your compostable waste bag or container. The compost should be relatively odor-free and resemble soil.
  • Cleaning the Bin: Once emptied, clean the bin with natural cleaning agents. This helps maintain hygiene and ensures optimal functioning of the composting process.
  • Reassembly: After cleaning, reassemble the toilet. Replace the bin and the liquids container back to their respective positions.

Post-Emptying Care

After emptying and cleaning, add a layer of peat moss or coconut coir to the solids bin. This material aids in kickstarting the composting process for the next cycle.

Environmental Considerations in Disposal

When disposing of the contents, it’s crucial to do so responsibly. The compost can be used in ornamental gardens or disposed of in a designated composting facility. Avoid using it for edible plants unless you're certain of its complete decomposition and safety.

A Simple and Eco-friendly Process

Emptying the Nature's Head Composting Toilet is a straightforward and eco-friendly process. By following these steps, users can ensure a clean and efficient routine, contributing to the sustainability and practicality of this innovative toilet solution.

Nature's Head Composting Toilet

Nature's Head Composting Toilet

We at Wild Oak Trail decided to get ourselves our own Nature's Head Composting Toilet to see what the fuss is all about! Check out our YouTube videos as we explore why the Nature's Head Composting Toilet is the favorite of the preppers, adventure seekers and the RV living community!


Nature's Head Toilet Unboxing Video

How to Use The Nature's Head Toilet 

Of course if you have any questions at all about setting up your Nature's Head Composting Toilet, or maintaining it, or checking to see if it's working correctly, give us a call, chat in or email us at Wild Oak Trail! 1-844-WILDOAK (1-844-954-3625), www.wildoaktrail.com or customersupport@wildoaktrail

Cherry May
Cherry May

Cherry May, the heart of Wild Oak Trail as the Store Manager, brings an unmatched dedication to customer service enriched by six years of hands-on experience and learning. Her journey with Wild Oak Trail has seen her evolve into a cornerstone of the community, renowned for her expertise in off-grid living, solar generators, and comprehensive prepping. Customers and colleagues alike applaud her for an impeccable service ethos, effortlessly blending profound knowledge with a genuine commitment to meeting every individual's needs.

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