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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Envirolet in Antarctic at E-Base 2041

Envirolet® can be installed anywhere! Now it’s in the Antarctic!

There is a great video testimonial showing two waterless Envirolet® Composting Toilet Systems in use in the Antarctic at the E-Base 2041 camp. E-Base is a cool project that sent a team to the Antarctic to live on renewable and clean energy.

Envirolet® helped provide the sanitation and is described in the video as their “prized possession.” It was installed in a sturdy tent structure called the “Scott Tent.”

Watch the video now.

Video still showing Envirolet® in the bathroom tent.

More About E-Base

Following his success in removing 1,500 tons of rubbish from Antarctica and with the foresight and support of the Russian Antarctic Division, Robert Swan stood at the Bellingshausen Russian base on King George Island looking down on the beach that had been cleaned. From that moment he believed that an education station in Antarctica, where the world could see the beauty of this incredible continent, would inspire and educate people around the world about climate change and play a crucial role in promoting renewable energy, preservation and conservation for future generations.

Since 2003, Robert Swan and the 2041 team have taken over 150 people from 25 nations to Antarctica. Each year these teams have contributed to the design and construction of what would be known as the E-Base.

The E-Base serves as a model for educational, environmental and energy issues. Its purpose is to inspire a global audience to tackle the issue of climate change. It shows that if we can achieve the seemingly impossible in Antarctica, then we can all take small, achievable steps in our own backyards.

The E-Base is located at Bellingshausen Station, a Russian Antarctic station at Collins Harbor on King George Island, the largest of the South Shetland Islands, located at 62°12’S, 58°58’W.

Via E-Base web site.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Envirolet Replaces Outhouse at 9200 Feet!

Bill sent us some kind words and great photos from 9200 feet up in Colorado where an Envirolet Basic Plus replaced his “cramped, cold outhouse.” The Basic Plus is a waterless, non-electric composting toilet system that uses a Wind Turbine Ventilator to speed up the evaporation and aeration process, which in turn speeds up the composting process.

“Hello .. I got my Envirolet in and love it … no odor or cramped, cold outhouse. Took about a 1/2 hour to install .. Look forward to the next use! Thanks.”

Clear Creek County, Colorado - 9200 feet up!

Envirolet BP Colorado

Envirolet BP Colorado

Envirolet BP Colorado

Thanks, Bill! We appreciate the time you took to send in your comments. Glad Envirolet was able to provide a solution. And, what a great view!

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Envirolet in Colorado: "Thank you for a great lifestyle product!"

We truly have some great customers! We want to thank Ming in Colorado for taking the time to send us her comments and for creating a wonderful montage of photos to show what she calls her Envirolet Lifestyle!

We’re glad that Ming went with Envirolet after researching all the others out there! Compare for yourself and you will too!

Ming went with an Envirolet DC12 (12v) waterless composting toilet system.

I researched every composting toilet I could find on the web and was certain I wanted the waterless electric Envirolet for our summer property in Colorado. The only thing I may change is to run it off solar panels.

I love everything about our Envirolet. It fits in perfectly with our free-living outdoor lifestyle and our aspiration to be more independent and self-sustaining as well as more earth-friendly.

I could probably write a small book about the virtues of our Envirolet, but mostly I tell anyone who expresses even remote interest in our composting toilet.

It was easy to install and even easier to use. I especially like the fan and think that all toilets should have a fan that pulls the air away from one’s body. It feels so much cleaner than regular flush toilets. Our waterless one is completely odor free. The fan inside the toilet makes so much more sense than having the fan in the room where it is less effective.

I look forward to installing more Envirolet products as we continue to build out our property.

Thank you for a great lifestyle product!

Please see the the photo montage I crafted to show our Envirolet lifestyle.

(Both JPG and PDF files attached.)

I would love to get a coupon for Accelerator. I ordered some today anyway since it’s something I need regularly.”

Ming C.

Envirolet in Colorado

Click on image for larger view or look at the PDF version.

Thanks again, Ming. We appreciate the time it took to create this. And, we want to hear from you too. Send us your Envirolet comments and testimonial for us to post on Buzz and we will send you some free accessories!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Envirolet Basic Plus in Kentucky Outhouse

Barry in Kentucky sent us some amazing shots of his Envirolet Basic Plus (non-electric) composting toilet system installed in his outhouse! Great photos!

“I’ve attached a power point slide show of my cabin and guest “shack” in the remote hills of eastern Kentucky,….as you can see I am a “traditional” kind of guy , with a sense of humor as well.”

Barry C.

Envirolet BP Compost Toilet in Kentucky

Envirolet BP Compost Toilet in Kentucky

Envirolet BP Compost Toilet in Kentucky

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Monday, March 26, 2007
Buzz Word

Envirolet User Helping to Spread the Buzz

BUZZ WORD Sheila, an Envirolet compost toilet user in Alberta, sent us a letter about her friend in New Zealand that she wanted us to share. Sheila has been able to convince her friend to come to the green side and make a difference!

“Hello again Scott,
A friend sent me this YouTube video. She is finally becoming aware of climate change. I again sent her your site address, as she just did not “get it” before - now that people are becoming aware that water will be a premium, they may start thinking ahead and get one of the toilets. Anyway - the more people that notice and think, is good.”

Sheila - your fan!

Thanks for helping spread the Buzz, Sheila! We appreciate it! Send us your Envirolet comments and photos!

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Envirolet Basic Plus (Non-Electric) in Michigan

James M. in northern Michigan sent a testimonial and a couple of photos about his Envirolet Basic Plus composting toilet system installation.


We are very pleased with our Envirolet toilet. There are no noticeable odors and it works in our remote location. We have vacant land in northern Michigan and required some type of an outhouse as there are no water or power facilities. After researching your waterless non-electric product we realized that we could conserve our environment and still have the basic necessities we require. We decided to convert a hunting blind into a composting outhouse. The conversion was easy, just cut a vent hole and install. We look forward to many years of use and highly recommend your product for other ‘remote’ applications.”

Thanks again,
Jim M.



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Thursday, November 30, 2006

Envirolet DC12 in use for Maryland Trail Club

Paul in Maryland sent us twenty photos of eco-house used by his trail club, which has an Envirolet® DC12 complete with Solar Kit. The Envirolet® DC12 is 12v waterless all-in-one composting toilet system.

Envirolet DC12 12v in Maryland

Envirolet DC12 12v in Maryland

Envirolet DC12 12v in Maryland

Envirolet DC12 12v in Maryland

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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Google Goes Solar

Just a quick mention of Google’s plans to go solar with their offices.

They are planning to install 1.6 megawatts of solar photovoltaic panels at their Mountain View campus, the largest installation of its kind. Go Google!

Via the Official Google Blog and our sister site, Greenthinkers.

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