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Old 09-24-2008, 07:31 PM   #43
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and a healthy shot of blue stuff added
I am using a 100% odor free and biodegradable tank treatment as a replacement for the awful smelly blue stuff, and I am extremely pleased with it so far. I will try to get the name next time for those interested.
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Old 09-24-2008, 07:51 PM   #44
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Can you cite the statutes for any state(s) that ban the disposal of excrement in the trash? ...
quick searach of the net came up with a city? code

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ARTICLE VII. GENERAL DISPOSAL STANDARDS
Sec. 22.100. Compliance with article.

No sewage, human excrement, or industrial waste may be discharged, deposited or permitted to flow on, in, or under the surface of the ground, unless such sewage meets the standards and requirements of this article.

No sewage, human excrement or industrial waste may be discharged to, deposited on, or permitted to flow into any of the water in, flowing through, or bordering on the city unless such sewage complies with the standards and requirements of this article.

Any sewage, sludge, industrial waste, human excrement or liquid putrescible material, or liquid toxic material removed, transported, or disposed of in any manner other than that provided in this article is deemed to be an offensive material dangerous or prejudicial to health and is hereby declared to be a nuisance.

Fines for a nuisance later defined in another section.
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[b]Further research says somewhere in THIS FEDERAL CODE it states it is illegal by Federal Law to put it in the trash. I didn't review the code though
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Old 09-24-2008, 07:54 PM   #45
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...I am using a 100% odor free and biodegradable tank treatment ...
Just to clarify, this material is biodegradable but it does not make the human excrement put in with it legal to dispose anywhere but into a sewage system
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Old 09-30-2008, 01:15 AM   #46
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A liquid laundry soap bottle makes a good "stealth" urinal once the pour spout has been removed from the neck. Ladies will still need the "Jill" adaptor.
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Old 09-30-2008, 01:18 PM   #47
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In the boating world there is an electric pump connect to the black water tank. A porta potty has adaptors that connect to the pump and you can pump out when under way. Although a $ 200 expense, it beats adding a holding tank. You just connect it up and then pump away when needed.

Has anybody done this?
It could be used to increased black water tankage without adding another tank. Fits under the seat.
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Old 10-01-2008, 03:46 PM   #48
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I would not want to swim in that, YUK
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Old 10-01-2008, 04:49 PM   #49
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In the boating world there is an electric pump connect to the black water tank. A porta potty has adaptors that connect to the pump and you can pump out when under way. Although a $ 200 expense, it beats adding a holding tank.
Has anybody done this?
Yeeech! I hope not in our neck of the woods. I think that there are pretty stiff fines for dumping in the lake.
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Old 10-22-2008, 09:48 AM   #50
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Just thought I'd pass this along, I was shopping for some cat food the other day, and realized that the cat food that comes in the plastic container has a very wide mouth opening/lid and is a good size container for collecting "yellow" water (esp. for the ladies). I bought one, and plan to spray paint it a solid color so it won't be so embarrasing carying it to dispose of.

minus the catfood of course
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Old 10-22-2008, 10:04 AM   #51
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In the boating world there is an electric pump connect to the black water tank. A porta potty has adaptors that connect to the pump and you can pump out when under way. Although a $ 200 expense, it beats adding a holding tank. You just connect it up and then pump away when needed.

Has anybody done this?
It could be used to increased black water tankage without adding another tank. Fits under the seat.
I hope you are joking. If not, that is a totally irresponsible suggestion which gives boaters a bad reputation.
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:26 AM   #52
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For boaters (both pleasure and commercial) there are set rules for dumping "black water." In general, you can dump if you are beyond the three-mile limit, although certain waters are "no discharge" areas even there (such as the Great Lakes).

Grey water has its own rules, separate from black water -- and then trash and food have other rules (for example at a certain mileage point you can throw no trash over; at the next mileage point it has to be cut up into small pieces; finally it can be thrown over "whole"). Plastic can NEVER be thrown overboard.

This is just to give the general idea, not specifics, as I'm not referring to the rule book right now.

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Old 01-27-2009, 10:33 PM   #53
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diaper pail with lock lid works perfect. right height for the ladies
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diaper pail with lock lid works perfect. right height for the ladies
"Diaper Pale"? Secret code only woman know I suspect. Any Pics?
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"Diaper Pale"? Secret code only woman know I suspect. Any Pics?
We used to use a diaper pail which was just a yellow enameled metal pail with a lid about the diameter of a five gallon bucket only shorter. Looking up diaper pail today reveals many sophisticated plastic thingies.
We graduated to a porta potti when we got our boat for obvious reasons.
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We got one of the coleman porta potties for about $40 through amazon.com


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that fits in the middle cubbie under our front bunk in our 13'. We haven't found much need for it yet, as we have camped in places with facilities, but we have been using a plastic cat food container with a screw top lid/opening on top as a "yellow" water container at night. The opening is large so it seems to work well, even when half asleep. It is easy to find at most grocery stores, and only cost a few $. I spray painted mine black to make it less noticable when carrying it to the restroom to empty.
similar to this one...


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