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Hi there, fellow adventurers and Van Life enthusiasts! Today, I'm diving into an essential topic for those of us who love to travel in cooler climates: using the Nature's Head Composting Toilet in cold weather. Let's explore how this innovative toilet adapts to chilly conditions, making it a reliable companion for RV living and van life.

Cold Weather Compatibility

The beauty of the Nature's Head Composting Toilet lies in its resilience to freezing temperatures. Unlike traditional toilets that can suffer in cold weather, the Nature's Head toilet remains unfazed. The only precaution you need to take is to empty the urine bottle. The rest of the toilet will not be affected by the cold​.

Composting in the Cold

Composting toilets, like the Nature's Head, rely on biological activity to break down waste, which can slow down in colder temperatures. Composting effectively occurs at temperatures of 55 degrees and above. In freezing temperatures, the composting process becomes dormant until warmth is reintroduced to the area. This means that in extremely cold weather, your Nature's Head Composting Toilet will pause its composting process until the temperatures rise or heat is added to the environment​.

The Advantage for Van Life and RV Living

For those of us embracing the van life or RV living, the Nature's Headis a game-changer in cold weather. Its ability to function without any significant adjustments in freezing temperatures makes it far more convenient than traditional RV toilets, which can freeze and cause a lot of problems. Plus, its portability means you can bring it anywhere, making it perfect for those who love to travel off the beaten path, no matter the season.

Tips for Optimal Use in Cold Weather

  • Insulate Your Space: To maintain a more consistent temperature, consider insulating your van or RV. This will help keep the internal temperature above the dormant threshold for composting.
  • Empty the Urine Bottle Regularly: In freezing temperatures, it's essential to empty the urine bottle more frequently to prevent any issues.
  • Monitor Composting Process: Keep an eye on the composting process. If you're spending extended periods in cold weather, you may need to introduce a heat source to reactivate the composting.

Conclusion

The Nature's Head Composting Toilet's versatility and ease of use in cold weather make it an ideal choice for those in the Van Life or RV Living communities. Its ability to withstand freezing temperatures without the need for complex plumbing or adjustments is a testament to its design and functionality. So, whether you're hitting the snowy mountains or exploring chilly deserts, the Nature's Head Composting Toilet is a reliable, eco-friendly solution for your adventures.

Happy travels, and stay warm out there!

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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