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Flushless Toilets?  
User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 1373 times:

I have seen MANY in Sydney, even in UNSW. But how do they work??? Vacuum pumps?

Not very hygienic........



[Edited 2004-04-14 14:57:12]

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User currently offlineUnattendedbag From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2323 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1338 times:

a toilet that doesn't flush. that has got to stink after couple of uses.

can you call it a toilet if it doesn't flush. I would call it a hole.



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User currently offlineRoberta From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1335 times:

i heard Leprechauns take away your waste when you're finished

User currently offlineUnattendedbag From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2323 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1333 times:

leprechauns? maybe in Ireland.

What if you are flying through Tazmania?



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User currently offlineJcs17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 39
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1309 times:

My roommate thinks our toilet is flushless  Yeah sure


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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1303 times:

These flushless toilets are only suitable for liquid excretion. Hehe!

Yeah they all stink! How can they do that?


User currently offlineDavid b. From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3148 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1303 times:

My roommate thinks our toilet is flushless


Sucks to be you  Laugh out loud



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User currently offlineRoberta From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1297 times:

leprechauns? maybe in Ireland.

What if you are flying through Tazmania?


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User currently offline777236ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1292 times:

There's nothing wrong with using a chemical toilet ever now and then. It makes you appreciate just what Armitage Shanks has done for civilisation.

User currently offlineDavid b. From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3148 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1284 times:

Get yours here  Big thumbs up


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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1269 times:

They are not chemical toilets. They are only for you to take a piss.

I am sure they are connected to drains. But no flush. Don't know how they work.

Maybe one of the Aussies can explain?


User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 11, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1265 times:

What I mean is urinals

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/01/19/1042911270202.html


User currently offlineArmitageShanks From UK - England, joined Dec 2003, 3609 posts, RR: 15
Reply 12, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1255 times:

Now this is my kind of topic!!

The "flushless" toilets I have seen actually do flush- continuously. They are only used in urinals because a very very small amount of water is constantly being moved through. I believe they don't have any standing water in the bottom of the urinal either.

I don't know what the purpose of these are, but I have an idea they would be used in locations where sound is an issue (museums, offices, etc) or water pressure or availability is critical.


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29791 posts, RR: 58
Reply 13, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1222 times:

We have them here too, mainly in two forms.

One you dig a hole in the ground, say about six or eight foot deep. Then you construct a shed looking building over the top of it. In that shed you make a bench with an appropriate hole cut into it. When the hole on the ground is filled to a foot or so of the top. You dig new hole somewhere else and then move the shed over it. Then you fill in the rest of the old hole.

The other flushless toilet in wide usage consisting of a 5 gallon plastic bucket lined with a garbage bag and with a toilet seat installed on the top. The "Honey bucket" is very common in villages where city run water and sewer are not available and the permafrost layer prevents a conventional septic system from being installed. For many Alaskan kids emptying the honey bucket is a daily chore.

And the honey buckets are the main reason why opening ANWR is so vital to our state. With the revenue we can subsidize installation of municipal water and sewer systems. But of course the granola crunchers in the lower 48 would rather have their tundra.



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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 14, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1181 times:

Wonder how they really work.....

User currently offlineAirplanePeanut From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 452 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

There called porta-pottys



Signed,
Toilet fairy's Husband



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User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1151 times:

But of course the granola crunchers in the lower 48 would rather have their tundra.

feel ya  Sad


User currently offlineLHMark From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 47
Reply 17, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1147 times:

Actually, we just like the idea of you AKers having to crap in a bucket.


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User currently offlineTexan From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 4273 posts, RR: 52
Reply 18, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1139 times:

Most of the Flushless Toilets I've seen are called out houses or a pit in the ground while on a wildnerness trip Smile

Texan



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User currently offlineVaporlock From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1121 times:

Texan, ROF~~LMAO..... I guess you said it all!!!!!!!!! ha! ha! Thanks for the laugh.... I needed one today!

Phyllis  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1083 times:

Flushless and paperless toilet you say....?





 Big grin  Laugh out loud Big grin  Laugh out loud


User currently offlineUnattendedbag From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2323 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1071 times:

haha

C-boy, I bet you have one in every room?



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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29791 posts, RR: 58
Reply 22, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1054 times:

C-boy.

Reminds me of that post a few weeks back regarding German Toilets.

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/502192/



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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1042 times:

I thought flushless toilets were trees, bushes, or the brick wall in the alley by the bar........

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