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What to do with greywater from your tiny house

We use a bucket composting toilet (the Humanure Handbook, by Joseph Jenkins is a must read!), so we don’t have sewage or black water. This post covers greywater only (non-sewage waste water from sinks, shower, laundry, etc). If you combine your sewage with your greywater, you need to dispose of that black water properly. The following solutions are NOT applicable to black water (sewage) treatment. Disclaimer: This post does not cover location-specific codes that may determine what can and can’t be done with graywater. Always check with local authorities before attempting any of these solutions. There are many ways to […]