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Monday, August 30, 2010
Testimonials

Envirolet Reviews: Envirolet 12VDC WRS in Northern Minnesota

Posted by Scott

Mike and his family in Northern Minnesota sent us some amazing photos and a great testimonial about their Envirolet® Waterless Remote Composting Toilet System. They write that “Bottom line, this thing is working very nicely, we are very happy with our Envirolet toilet!” but be sure to read the entire testimonial below.


Dear Envirolet:

Late last summer we installed an Envirolet 12v remote system at our family cabin in northern Minnesota. You might remember us, during the installation we called a couple of times and emailed photos to get some “live time” advice from you about location and angles of the vent pipe and flex pipe, we had an installation challenge due to pier location under the bathroom/bunkhouse addition to the cabin. (Actually, we have to drive about 15 miles to a location where we can get cell phone/wireless access, which we did a couple of times so we could email the “mock up” photos and then talk with you on the phone about optimum placement. We really appreciated your willingness to work with us over the weekend on this, great customer service.) Our cabin doesn’t have power so we also installed a small solar battery system to run the fans on the toilet. (In these pics the battery is temporarily located next to the unit, we’ve now moved it to a central location, added a couple other batteries and are also powering a cell phone booster and some other small devices.)

I’ve attached some pics of the finished product (the shower next to the toilet isn’t functional and won’t be unless and until we get some kind of water and heating system set up — but it looks inviting, kind of a decoy!). In one of them, my daughter does her best “Vanna White” imitation … .) We’ve used the toilet regularly since installation, i.e., late last summer and fall, and this spring and summer, and it has worked as advertised — no odor, little maintenance, fans have kept the mass relatively dry and mass appears to be composting quite nicely, guests love the ambiance of a “real” toilet in an airy room that looks out over lake — its a huge improvement over our old outhouse! Use has probably been what you’d refer to as light to moderate, often times only two people are using the toilet, but some weeks have been 4, 5 or 6 people using it. We haven’t had to empty it yet, will probably do that end of this fall season or early next summer, will report on that when we do.

Bottom line, this thing is working very nicely, we are very happy with our Envirolet toilet

Thanks!

Mike M.
Minnesota








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From Envirolet WRS in Northern Minnesota Cabin


From Envirolet WRS in Northern Minnesota Cabin


From Envirolet WRS in Northern Minnesota Cabin


From Envirolet WRS in Northern Minnesota Cabin


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Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Testimonials

Envirolet Reviews: Waterless Self-Contained DC12 Composting Toilet at Cabin in Newfoundland

Posted by Tara

Dave, Bonnie, and Rebecca in Newfoundland sent in some nice photos and a testimonial about their Envirolet® Waterless Self-Contained Composting Toilet System (12VDC model). Envirolet® was the solution where soil conditions posed as a problem to installing a septic system.


“Hello Buzz,

I recently purchased this Waterless Self-Contained Envirolet DC 12 toilet for our cabin in Newfoundland.

The soil conditions at our lot were such that it was difficult and expensive to install a septic system and for a couple of years I looked at these composting toilets on your web site.

Well here is the finished product, and I am proud to say that it was a simple installation, and it works great. I have a solar panel system charging my bank of batteries and they run the fans nicely. I also have a generator for back up.

We are very pleased with the system and it really works well without smell. We are quite proud of our newly completed bathroom, and feel it has added great convenience and value to our cabin.

Thanks Envirolet for the great deal and product.”

Dave, Bonnie, and Rebecca R.
Newfoundland







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