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How BioLet toilets compare to EPA's Composting Toilet Fact Sheet

EPA Composting Toilet Fact Sheet BioLet 10 Standard BioLet 20 Deluxe BioLet 30 NE BioLet 60 XL
Water is not wasted as a transport medium
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Composting toilet systems have low power consumption.
50 watts§
55 watts§
0 watts§
65 watts§
Composting toilet systems can accept kitchen wastes, thus reducing household garbage.
No
No
No
No
Composting toilet systems divert nutrient and pathogen containing effluent from soil, surface water, and groundwater.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
A mechanism to provide the necessary ventilation to support the aerobic organisms
in the composter.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

They are especially suited for new construction at remote sites where conventional onsite systems are not feasible.   (Electricity is unavailable)

No
No
Yes
No
The compost chamber is solar or electrically heated to provide and maintain optimum temperature requirements for year-round usage.
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Requires a power source
Yes
Yes
No *
Yes
Self-contained systems eliminate the need for transportation of wastes for treatment/disposal
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Read the EPA's report on composting toilet technology : http://www.epa.gov/OW-OWM.html/mtb/comp.pdf

§ - Average 24 hour power consumption

* - BioLet NE has an optional solar panel and fan attachment to improve capacity

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