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Pit toilet
also called compost toilet is a method of collection of human waste and has 5 more synonyms

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  1. Due to the possible danger caused by containing potentially explosive methane or other gases created by the decomposition of human waste, as well as to provide a more pleasant-smelling outhouse, a ventilation pipe or other arrangement is used to allo

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  2. used for composting, controlled decomposition, or waste disposal used most often in areas with no sewer system

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  3. Pit toilets are used in rural and wilderness areas as well as in much of the developing world

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  4. Many variations exist, but at its simplest, the principle is that waste is controlled and decomposed into harmless by-products

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  5. A typical pit toilet
    A typical pit toilet

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