Living Off The Land

How A Portable Toilet Can Save Your Life!

portable toiletAs crazy as this is about to sound, I was awakened around 1am with what I am about to post and it can save yours and the lives of others.

So please don’t judge the messenger…pay attention to the message. The reason for the picture of the outhouse is because my hubby and I have plans in the very near future to build an outhouse as a backup and you should too if you can or you can purchase a compost toilet.

Why? Well, we were hit really hard in Dominica on August 27, 2015…one of the worst Tropical Storms in Dominica’s history. I know this was a geo-engineered storm, although many think I’m crazy for saying so. Yes, I saw the chemtrails before and after the storm. This storm left me desiring most of all, clean running water, and an outhouse. Check out this video:

After experiencing this tropical storm, I was reminded of the Argentina financial collapse of 1989 that lasted for four years and see that the American economy is “hanging by a thread.” How would you and family relieve yourselves daily if the Grid collapses and there is no running water or electricity?

Now back to Argentina’s Great Depression…What I’ve learned is that most people didn’t die because of food shortages…they died because of simple ailments, even scratches on their skin due to bacterial infections. You see, what most people do when there is no running water and electricity is they dig holes in their backyards in order to go to the bathroom.

The problem is, most people don’t dig the holes deep enough and when it rains, the bacteria from the waste spreads all over the place and no one can see it. Children play, people walk and it spreads even more from outside to the inside of the home, etc., and diseases are born, especially in crowded neighborhoods. Remember…SELF-SUFFICIENCY is key. Even if there is no collapse, you’re still a step ahead.

So in order to be ahead of the “game” your pit for an outhouse MUST be at least 5 feet deep and at least 16 feet away from the house…the further away from the house, the better. My hubby mentioned to me that it’s best to always have a bucket of saw dust in the outhouse to use as the “flush” to throw in the hole after each usage. It keeps things like roaches away.

He speaks from childhood experience. As a child I was afraid of using my grandmother’s outhouse. I was afraid of falling in the hole.

There are still some people here in Dominica with outhouses and my children had the opportunity to use the outhouse of a Mennonite family (similar to Amish) in Pennsylvania. We learned a lot from those people.

They live a self sufficient lifestyle…very smart people. We used to travel an hour to their farm once every month just to stock up on organic foods when we lived in Pennsylvania. These people are prepared for anything.

If you don’t have the yard to build an outhouse, you can purchase a compost toilet from Amazon. See links below:

Nature’s Head Dry Composting Toilet / Standard Crank Handle

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Josephine May 31, 2016 at 7:54 am

Your most welcome dear

Josephine May 25, 2016 at 6:17 am

For sure yes… Portable toilets are life savers…

Especially in outdoors… You cannot find public toilets on every stoppage… Compact toilets are easy to carry and can be cleaned very easily.

Thanks for this nice share….

ebusinessmom May 25, 2016 at 8:07 am

You are welcome Josephine. Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting.

ccirentals May 12, 2016 at 6:48 pm

I do enjoy this post for sure. Portable toilets CAN be lifesavers..

ebusinessmom May 12, 2016 at 8:51 pm

Most definitely. Thanks for stopping by and for commenting.

fredwingg March 28, 2016 at 3:28 am

Whether planning a small backyard wedding or even a large metropolitan sporting event, portable restrooms can be a convenient and low-cost solution.

Your guests will appreciate not having to walk a down the road to find the nearest restroom facility and you’ll appreciate knowing your guest’s most basic needs are met.

ebusinessmom March 28, 2016 at 11:09 am

You’re absolutely right Fred!


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