To build a dry-toilet in Spain

Inside the toilet door we put an instruction of how to use the dry toilet. Follow link to see PDF.

Eco toilet at Rayo del Sol, built by Vivi and Nils 2
An old window was installed diagonally in order to fit in. It’s nice to have a view out from the toilet.

This blogpost shows photos of how the dry toilet in Spain was built by Vivi and Nils with help from other volunteers.

This is how the toliet looks like from the outside. We used the cheapest MDF board on sale
This is how the toliet looks like from the outside. We used the cheapest MDF board on sale

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First we chose the spot. It’s situated next o a slope so that the container can be below toilet level.

The size of the palet we found decided the size of the toilet
The size of the palet we found decided the size of the toilet

The most important thing in this eco toilet is to separate the liquids from the solids.

Instructions to put on the toilet door
Instructions to put on the toilet door
The PVC tube leads down to a 100 L container where the the feces can be composted
The PVC tube leads down to a 100 L container where the the feces can be composted

The palet stands in four cement bricks that were filled with cement in order to anchor it to the ground. Otherwise it might fly away during hard wind.Polaroid CUBE

The walls were built around the palet.

Since the toilet is small it's important to have a window
Since the toilet is small it’s important to have a window

Our helpers

Mats and Rebecka helps out
Mats and Rebecka helps out

Do you like this? Please check out the eco-bathroom we also built: Read about how to build an eco bathroom

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Vivi

Jag vill sprida kunskap och väcka tankar och engagemang i miljöfrågor. Därför driver jag företaget Viveco och arbetar som miljöutbildare och miljökonsult. Kontoret har jag i Norberg men jag är verksam över hela länet och landet.