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Thread: Anyone familiar with this waste disposal system?

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    Default Anyone familiar with this waste disposal system?

    http://www.bokashicycle.com/Instruct..._08012010w.htm

    Looking at ways to manage solid waste without a large septic system. This sounds like a great solution...just wondering if anyone has heard of it or uses it.

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    Meredith

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    This seems sketchy to me. They call it an anaerobic composter with a starter culture, but its not a true anareobic system. Air is intorduced everytime you open the container, methane should be produced, and heat is needed to make it work propperly. You would be better served with a composter of some kind, then you can use yard waste and leaves too. I like the drum style with a crank that you just spin a few times once a week.

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    You leave it shut tight for at least 7 days after it is full. Composting doesn't work for dog poo very well...and the resulting product can't be used on vegetable gardens. Other materials one normally composts are suitable for the vegetable garden.

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    I have always had good luck with composting dog waste, and if compost get to 185 degrees F you can incorperate into garden material. To get good solids reduction, and smell reduction, with the anaerobic process it need to be atleast 30 days.

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    Can't compost dog pooh and use it for fertilizer on anything which might be fed to a mammal. Against the books

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    You have to reach a pile temperature over 140 degrees F to destroy the pathogens. Once this temp is reached you can safely put on any garden. Also have to have alot of other carbon sources besides feces, our pile maintains 170 degrees with grass, leaves, wood chips, table scraps, and paper.

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