Ban on chemicals in cassette toilets

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  1. Lenny HB

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    Article in the Hymer magazine saying it is now illegal to use additives in toilet cassette, so those of you visiting Germany who haven't got a SOG better get one fitted.
     
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    Do not use ANY chemical in mine and don't need a SOG!
     
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    Dont understand why as the modern fluids are environmentally safe.

    Maybe following Spains lead and making rules to suit themselves.
     
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    Water is a chemical :)
     
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    So is air.
     
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  6. Lenny HB

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    Green party are very strong in Germany, not allowed to use salt on the roads in winter can kill the trees.
     
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    It appears its only the formaldahyde chemicals which are banned......elsan blue etc.
    eco friendly chems are acceptable
     
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    That makes sense. They smell worse than the rest of the contents of the cassette anyway.
     
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    And the blue dye is a bugger to get off if you spill some.

    Probably easier to take the red dye out of farm diesel.
     
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    Bread?(y);):)
     
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    I didn't think there were any made with formaldahyde any more Thetford changed their blue one years ago.
     
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    Is that true!?... :winky:
     
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    Separate wee wee from poo poo and the smell is vastly reduced...

    Pure wee = good fertiliser...

    Flush water, oxygen, warmth and a few road bumps and the enzymes sort the poo pongs.

    No chemicals needed.

    More info?

    Google "dry toilets" or similar.

    Holding tanks rool (y).

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Nah... they are elements - made up of chemicals I grant you.... actually they sound a bit like pop groups! :)
     
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    They always used to say so, never tried it myself:rolleyes:
     
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    Not used chemicals or a Sog since I started fulltiming 6 years ago.... Had a Sog before that.
    I honestly can't tell the difference these days... Either I am accustomed to the smell, there is no difference or my sense of smell vanished over night :eek:
     
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    Take a folding spade dig a hole and squat then use a leaf from the Hymer magazine to clean up :)
     
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    Wash your mouth out with carbolic soap.:)
     
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