"A Florida woman who has been living off the grid has had her home declared 'Unsanitary' and has until March to connect her off-the-grid home to the city water system, or face eviction."
[ED Note: Ordinances such as this are not uncommon. My own father once had a property condemned on this basis while he was in the midst of a billing dispute with a utility.]
(Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 27 2014, @09:35AM
Of course if you're taking any sort of medication (or any of your visitors does), that will also generally end up in the compost. What this means for your garden is left as exercise for the reader.
(Score: 1) by evilviper on Thursday February 27 2014, @11:38AM
It would be a completely useless medication that goes straight through your system... It can't DO anything for you that way.
Instead, it's usually just trace quantities of the drug, and sometimes some interesting byproducts after your body metabolizes it.
I know someone who is taking some severely toxic medication... It has vastly more than just a few stickers on it, warning that you've become a biological weapon to others you come in contact with... It comes with detailed paperwork you have to acknowledge before you can get the stuff. I don't expect they'll forget to mention it, when you show them to your (obviously) composting toilet.
Hydrogen cyanide is a delicious and necessary part of the human diet.