Composting marine toilet.

Composting marine heads are great for limited use applications. There are several designs, but most use a composting medium to hold the solids during the composting process. How often the compost medium must be changed depends upon the demand on the system. The manual states the compost is good for about 90 uses. You can do the math from there. In a low demand situation, it may not need to be changed all season. Composting heads divert the urine or filter it to another containment area that must be emptied. There are many positive benefits of a composting toilet and several limiting concerns. Beyond having to deal with the urine continuously, the National Association of Wastewater Technicians estimates the composting process can take an average of 60 days to break down the solids completely. High demand on the system is likely going to result in frequent change of the compost material or compost failure and odor problems. They have a good reputation for controlling odor compared to a standard marine head, but some models have a vent fan to help remove odor. By using Forget About It For Boats in the compost, the useful life of the compost medium will be extended, the breakdown process will be greatly enhanced and the odor better controlled especially during flushing and tumbling. The solids will be consumed and allow the compost material to work more effectively much longer. To use Forget About It For Boats in a composting head put an initial dose of 2 oz into the Compost by flushing and tumbling it. Add 2 caps once a month under normal usage. Before a period of high demand when extra people are on board, add the 2 caps before they arrive. A capful in the urine tank would be a good safeguard against an odor problem.
RECAP Forget About It For Boats will have a positive benefit when used in a marine composting head.

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