Composting Toilets Re-Run – September

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Learn why dry/compost toilets are environmentally significant, how to plan for, design, and build a wooden dry/compost latrine.

Key Information

Date – Sunday 18th September 2022 from 9am – 5pm

Location – at our Troed yr Harn Campus. Our campus is a car free site, we will meet everyone at 9am at Talgarth carpark (LD3 0PG) to walk up to the campus ready to start the course for 10am.

This is a moderate uphill walk of 35-40 minutes. If you are unable to walk to the site, we will organise car shares and provide directions to you from the car park.


What you need – You should wear suitable, weather-dependent PPE including gloves, and good, sturdy boots.

Please bring a water bottle and a packed lunch for a picnic at the farm.

Tea and coffee facilities available free of charge.


What will I do and learn?

  • Understand the environmental problem and why compost toilets are important.
  • Learn about regulations and risks of compost toilets.
  • Learn how to site, design, build and operate.
  • Understand the life cycle costs of compost toilets.
  • Engage in the practical building of a twin pit dry compost latrine.
  • Introduction to building a female/male urinal.


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