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Compost Toilets

  • Saturday 2nd Feb 2019.
    Course starts at 10am and ends at 4:30pm.
    Course fee including lunch £65.
    This course runs again on:-
    Sat 6th July 2019.
    Sat 5th Oct 2019
    and Sat 23rd Nov 2019.

  • Dates, Times & Fees

Course details

Not a building course but rather advice on the component parts and the biology of a compost toilet system and the kit required to make one.

This course will cover the main component parts of a DIY compost toilet in order to maximise the composting process.

Off the shelf systems pros and cons will be discussed. from ‘bucket and chuck it’ to more advanced systems’.

The advantages of urine separation as well as chamber layout will be discussed.

Planning and greywater management will be covered.

Ideal for professionals and self-builders alike.

Things you need to know

Due to the nature of this course some practical work will be done outside. We strongly advise you to bring waterproof clothing.

You must be over the age of 18 years when this course starts.

Booking, Fees and Cancellation policy

To book a place on a course, please choose one of the following options:

• Book Online- the “Book online” button is either below, or in the top right corner of the screen and follow the instructions.

• Call the Courses Department on 01654 704 966 with your bank card details.


Our course fees include tuition and materials, unless otherwise stated.

Please also note our Cancellation & Refund Policy
a) 1 day course fees are non-refundable.
b) CAT reserves the right to cancel any courses. Deposits and fees will be returned in full should this happen.

Course Fees.

Start Date

Bed & Breakfast the night before the course starts

Book Now!

Email courses@cat.org.uk
or phone 01654 704 966

There are places available on this course.

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