What are some facts about electric incinerating toilets?


Quick Answer

Electric incinerating toilets incinerate both liquid and solid human waste and leave behind sterile ash. Electric incinerating toilets require no special plumbing, work on land or at sea, and do not use any water.

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An electric incinerating toilet uses propane or electricity to burn waste and toilet paper. These toilets are portable, almost odorless and can operate in freezing temperatures.

These toilets stay clean because waste does not touch the toilet bowl. Users place bowl liners in the toilets prior to use; the liners catch waste and keep the waste from coming into contact with the toilet. After using the toilet, the person presses the foot pedal, and the liner drops into the incinerator.

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