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What will you do if your sewer line is broken?
How are you going to keep disease from spreading?Mostly what’s needed are regular household cleaning supplies – just be sure to have lots on hand!
Home toilets may be unusable & going in the bushes quickly promotes diseases. A simple solution is a 5 or 6 gal. plasticbucket lined with a plastic bag with a snap on toilet seat. Then transport the waste to a central dumping hole or station.
For One Toilet you Need:
There are many styles of
thatcan be purchased at emergency & camping stores and inlarge stores with a camping section (
bucket& seat lid -$15), or you can purchase the Lid only!
– 30 to 50 heavy duty bags,
– can remove center cardboard & wrap in plasticto keep dry & pack more in bucket4.
or wet wipes – for clean up
1 bottle, sprinkle small amount to help withsmell, or
fill with 3” of sawdust after eachuse to reduce orders, absorb and help withdecomposition
– 2 pair, use as you dispose ofthe bag & clean off the lid with disinfectant!7.
- shower curtain or tarp & a
– for cleaning off the toilet seat lid!
All the items can be Stored in the Bucket!!
A key to disease control is to
keep the lid on tight
when not in use!!
Using rubber gloves, carefully remove the bag,minimize the air content, and tie it securely for disposal. Thebag can be stored in a covered & lined Trash Can until disposalservice is resumed. An alternative way to dispose of the bag isto bury it in a remotely located hole, 50 ft. from water source,3 feet deep. The same hole can be used for several bags. Coverhole when not in use and burry 12” from top with earth.
After each use pour in a disinfectant & closetightly!
Store Plenty Of:
Lysol, Pinesol, Mr. Clean, 409 etc. – use what you like
Soap – Liquid hand cleaner
(bars spread disease),
Rubber Gloves - for those nasty jobs, at least 4 pair
Spray Bottles – use for disinfectants
Rags – old t-shirts, sponges, rags, old towels or sheets
Variety of Cleaning Supplies:
What supplies do you clean with
This is what you should store - you know how to use them! Stock up!!
Bucket – to carry around supplies
take a month & count how many you use (keep amarker by the box and mark each time) store 3 mon. supply
– take a month & count how many you usestore a 3month supply (at least)
Disposable Diapers & Wipes
(for your babies)
– make a great “
shower in a box
Paper plates & utensils & cups
(saves lots of water)
Plastic Grocery Bags & Garbage Bags
Plastic Buckets or