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    • #344706

      I came across this idea on Pinterest, but the creator of this cool Portable Potty are the folks at puget sound preppers you take a bucket, a section of pool noodle, a trash bag and you make your own potty bucket.

      just line the bucket with the trashbag, slip the slit pool noodle over the edge for a toilet seat and attach a roll of tp to the metal handle. instant, portable potty with no fuss!

      this is wonderful for camping, long car trips where you don’t necessarily want to use public restrooms (especially with little kids!), etc.

      what do you think? 2lbkos0 smilie

      (mod note: added credit to the creator of this idea!)

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    • #456641

      I think this is a great idea. I camp alot.

    • #456652

      This looks cool. I would use it on trips and for camping. Will tell my kids about it.

    • #456669

      Awesomely different but very useful. I think I’ll need to make for traveling with grandkids that hate to go in the woods. I’m thinking of putting a little cat litter in the bottom of the bag.

    • #456672

      A good tip we have used on our travels with a similar toilet. Have a container of garden lime beside the toilet. Cover waste with a sprinkling of the lime following each use.

      This helps break down the matter and reduces offensive odours dramatically.
      Bio degradable bags should be used as well to aid in disposal. Replace bag daily at least!

    • #456673

      now this is truly priceless. What a great idea!

    • #456753

      OK, this is a silly idea…

      First, what are you going to do with the bag? You can’t just dump it in the garbage, as that would be a potentially huge mess for someone, unsanitary, and I’d have to imagine illegal.

      Sure, you could dump it down your toilet, but only if it was a little bit.

      And yes you could put it in a pit toilet, but then what do you do with the bag?!

      It’s a neat idea, until you have to figure out what to do with the results in a responsible way.

    • #456787

      Do what was done on Road Hogs, hang in a tree so the bears don’t get it. Actually have to agree, can’t put this in the garbage because of human waste. Best place to dump is in a outhouse and wash the bag out before depositing in the garbage.

    • #456792

      People throw diapers in the trash all the time….what would be the difference?PIG 4 smilie

    • #456815

      So simple. I love it.

    • #456820

      If you lose the bag and use sawdust or recycled newspaper litter (yesterdays news) than you create an ecofriendly, combustable travel potty.

    • #456822

      I like this idea, I may use one of these for my son’s mancave, will mostlikely use the kitty litter and some dodorizer, to keep it from smelling so much.
      But it would definately need to be chaned often!

    • #456801

      The best way to control odor on these things is to add kitty litter to the bottom – sometimes we make multiple bags – so bag with litter, on top of bag with litter, etc and make quite a few – so once you need to dump, you just pull out and throw away (like you would with dog or cat poop) – its baged and fairly odorless – you can add lime too…

    • #456875

      take a bag of peat moss and toss a scoop of it over your deposit and it will help keep bugs away too.

      @Rakkits 539082 wrote:

      I came across this idea on Pinterest, but the creator of this cool Portable Potty are the folks at puget sound preppers you take a bucket, a section of pool noodle, a trash bag and you make your own potty bucket.

      just line the bucket with the trashbag, slip the slit pool noodle over the edge for a toilet seat and attach a roll of tp to the metal handle. instant, portable potty with no fuss!

      this is wonderful for camping, long car trips where you don’t necessarily want to use public restrooms (especially with little kids!), etc.

      what do you think? 2lbkos0 smilie

      (mod note: added credit to the creator of this idea!)

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    • #456929

      This is a great alternative to a marine porta potty, in a boat or rv, or to the wooden humanure toilet, for those with less space. i really like the addition of the pool noodle – cheap, comfy, and easily replaced when needed.

      for more on the humanure toilet, and why it is a fabulous idea, check out this link:
      the humanure handbook – basic instructions for using a humanure toilet.

      the humanure toilet uses plain sawdust to cover the waste and control odors, which can be composted over time and used to fertilize trees and other non-food plants, but takes a full season for the waste to be fully composted.

      a better solution might be to cover the waste with bokashi, which would pickle it in six weeks or less, which then could either be further composted and act as a booster to a regular compost pile, fed to earthworms (which love bokashi), or placed directly into the planting hole for shrubs and trees, which take off when planted in bokashi.

      the additional advantage of bokashi is, because of its vastly greater bacterial activity over plain sawdust, not only does it break down the waste much faster, but any harmful bacteria are overwhelmed by the good bacteria much more quickly. bokashi is traditionally used to compost kitchen garbage, and can be used not only for vegetable waste, but also for fish, eggs, meat and bones, which cannot be composted in a regular compost pile without first using bokashi, as they will draw flies, rats and mice, not to mention stinking to high heaven.

      bokashi is what i will be using in my own humanure toilet.

    • #457078

      @Ilikecheap1949 539624 wrote:

      This looks cool. I would use it on trips and for camping. Will tell my kids about it.

      A nice touch for privacy is a hula hoop with a shower curtain attached with rings and hung from a low branch of a tree.

      It works around a one ring baby swim pool for bathing privacy as well.

    • #457908

      What a fantastic idea! :hand-icon: Something I just never thought of!
      I will definitely try this method the next time I go camping

    • #457924

      Dig a hole and use it..cover it. That’s the old fashioned way and it worked fine! I can’t imagine taking this gussied up pail on a trip!

    • #457922

      pugworthy, I totally agree with you!

    • #457927

      got inspired, made one! with pipe insulator so its not as colorful as pool noodle. just need to bend handle so I can slip the TP on…

      thanks!

    • #461388

      @Rakkits 539082 wrote:

      Just line the bucket with the trashbag, slip the slit pool noodle over the edge for a toilet seat and attach a roll of tp to the metal handle. instant, portable potty with no fuss!

      why can’t i get the noodle around the top of the bucket?

    • #463097

      Do it like a cat litter box. Use clumping kitty litter and flush it down the toilet.

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