The Toilet Papers: Recycling Waste and Conserving Water

Sim Van der Ryn


The Toilet Papers: Recycling Waste and Conserving Water

The Toilet Papers: Recycling Waste and Conserving Water

  • Title: The Toilet Papers: Recycling Waste and Conserving Water
  • Author: Sim Van der Ryn
  • ISBN: 9781890132583
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Paperback



A classic is back in print One of the favorite books of 1970s back to the landers, The Toilet Papers is an informative, inspiring, and irreverent look at how people have dealt with their wastes through the centuries In a historical survey, Van der Ryn provides the basic facts concerning human wastes, and describes safe designs for toilets that reduce water consumption anA classic is back in print One of the favorite books of 1970s back to the landers, The Toilet Papers is an informative, inspiring, and irreverent look at how people have dealt with their wastes through the centuries In a historical survey, Van der Ryn provides the basic facts concerning human wastes, and describes safe designs for toilets that reduce water consumption and avert the necessity for expensive and unreliable treatment systems The Toilet Papers provides do it yourself plans for a basic compost privy and a variety of graywater systems.


Recent Comments "The Toilet Papers: Recycling Waste and Conserving Water"

This is extremely valuable information but it needs to be brought into the 21st century! Perhaps it’s been done? If so, I would love to read about it!

As one working in the field of wastewater management, I was surprised by the enduring relevance of this work which was originally published in the late 1970s. Other than some dated financial figures, the information provided in this book still holds great value for anyone interested in an individual or societal transition toward sustainability.The material is presented in a very accessible manner, even for an audience with little or no previous knowledge of the subject. The casual and sometimes [...]

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Some intersting sh stuff about waste management and mismanagement.

A slim volume originally published in the late 70's as part of the back-to-the-land movement, this book discusses the alternatives to the conventional flush toilet.


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