Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Toilet Type Comparison

Toilet Type Comparison

Sometimes it’s hard to understand fully the differences between the main different toilet types use in boats, vans or cabins.  This is a quick review of the different toilet types and how they compare. This is based on our own experience and those experiences of friends.  Note that, for cabins,  the ‘pump-out’ choice has no[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Kildwick Anti-Bacterial Lab Tests

Kildwick Anti-Bacterial Lab Tests

Kildwick Anti-Bacterial Lab Test Results Kildwick is unique in that is exploits a special anti-bacterial additive in its main toilet components including separators, bottle, bucket and toilet linigs. The material is added at time of manufacture and is unaffected by wear or scratches as it goes through the whole material. Kildwick has had the efficacy[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets About Incinerating Toilets

About Incinerating Toilets

About Incinerating Toilets <<I’ll keep adding to this as time allows – pop back from time to time>> We are seeing more talk and promotion of incinerating toilets which, whilst expensive, look nice and seem to offer a ‘perfect’ (if eco-unfriendly) solution.  What they don’t tell you is how much energy/gas is used for evaporating[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets  Standard Kildwick Koodle Toilet Features:

 Standard Kildwick Koodle Toilet Features:

 Standard Kildwick Koodle Toilet Features: Lightweight (only 7.5Kg) Solids  tanks same as the other two toilets – 23L anti-bacterial. 4.4L urine tank with built-in handle Class-leading urine diverter using especially hard and antibacterial materials which make it easy to clean (just with water) and a long life without staining Upgradable to the Kildwick mixer bucket[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Understanding Compost, or Anyone for a Cheese Sandwich?

Understanding Compost, or Anyone for a Cheese Sandwich?

This is a huge and fascinating topic and there are numerous books, articles and websites available for you to lose yourself in! However, Peter Harper at the Centre for Alternative Technologies in Powys came up with this rather tasty summary (2001). Note that it refers primarily to garden waste and favours cool composting. Source Article: Centre[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Kildwick Ltd signs Exclusive Deal with Separett AB

Kildwick Ltd signs Exclusive Deal with Separett AB

*** PRESS RELEASE *** 11th October 2018.  Kildwick Ltd, with its base in North Yorkshire and recently, the West Midlands too, have announced that they have been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for Separett Waterless Toilets, including their innovative compost, incinerating and freezing toilets. Swedish-based Separett chose Kildwick Ltd after becoming aware of their[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets For Vans

For Vans

Urine Management Unless vans are in a fixed location for long periods and can befits from an earth-based ‘soak-pit’ you’ll need to contain the urine within your vehicle until you can dispose of it legally and responsibly. In addition to recognising that you need to keep urine inside your vehicle, you also need to make[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets What is SteriTouch?

What is SteriTouch?

What is SteriTouch? Kildwick uses SteriTouch in it’s plastic and glass-fibre products including: Klassic and Kompact Urine Separators Gelcoat lining on Kabin and Koodle toilets Kube Solids Tank Plastic Delta-10 Urine Tank Here’s an article about what SteriTouch is explaining how it works and why you shouldn’t be worried about it affecting the quality of[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Crick Boat Show Update

Crick Boat Show Update

Whilst the weather was a possibly the biggest talking point at the show as thunderclouds came and (fortunately) went, the conversations invariably turned to boat toilets. This was Kildwick’s second year at the fabulous event and we had a great time – thanks to the organisers for doing such a great job and the other[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets  Standard Kildwick Konstrukt Toilet Features

 Standard Kildwick Konstrukt Toilet Features

  Standard Kildwick Konstrukt Toilet Features: Birch ply construction is strong, good looking and paints, stains or varnishes really easily Solids and liquids tanks are anti-bacterial and can be quickly/easily emptied without dismantling the toilet! 10L urine tank (in larger toilets) with sturdy soft-grip carrying handle and wide mouth for fast emptying and periodic cleaning.[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Standard Kildwick Kabin Features

Standard Kildwick Kabin Features

 Standard Kildwick Kabin Toilet Features: Unique ‘monocoque’ base is guaranteed leak-proof for life and developed to offer few hiding places for bacterial or critters – anti-bacterial surfaces further makes this probably the most hygienic toilet available. Solids and liquids tanks are also anti-bacterial and can be quickly/easily emptied without dismantling the toilet! Solids tank has[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets On the subject of smells…

On the subject of smells…

First written in 2016 (needs updating, but mostly relevant/correct) No Smells? Not Quite! Compared to a chemical tank (whether pump out or cassette), the smells from a composting system are mild and rarely unpleasant. Most compost loo users will tell you enthusiastically that there is no smell. That, of course, isn’t entirely true – there are[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets FAQs

FAQs

For those who are new to compost toilets – either because you haven’t got one yet or are new to using one, there are many common questions. Listed below are the top questions asked of us when people first start researching, or using, compost toilets.

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets For Boats

For Boats

Urine Management Regardless of what else you may have heard, unless you are at sea, you cannot pump your urine overboard into rivers or canals in the UK (and most/all other countries that we are aware of.  For this reason you need to contain the urine within your vessel until you can dispose of it[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Choosing Kildwick Kabin Options

Choosing Kildwick Kabin Options

There are some fairly simple choices to make when choosing your Kildwick Kabin toilet.   Option 1 – Urine Capture/Divert Internal Urine Capture If you answer ‘Internal’ we’ll include on of our antibacterial 10L ‘D’ bottles which fit inside the toilet.  These will last 2-5 days depending on how many people are using it. They[…]Read More…

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Kildwick Waterless Composting Toilets Bucking Convention

Bucking Convention

Up to now,  ‘convention’ went that the toilet choice for boats and general off-grid living has been between cassette toilets or pump-out toilets (inc. septic tanks for land-based use). Indeed, this is an almost weekly discussion point on boat community forums,  with vans & tiny houses having even greater restrictions. At least, that was the[…]Read More…

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