Do you need chemicals for a portable toilet?

Do I need chemicals? Yes, you do. Even if you have the largest tank possible on your camping toilet, or even those built into RVs, you will still need chemicals to treat the waste. The waste tank on portable camping toilets is right underneath the seat meaning the contents of that tank is close to you!

What do you use in a portable camping toilet?

Take it from everybody who has ever used bucket-style portable camping toilets… use a bag. If you’re cheap, just use a heavy-duty garbage bag. As mentioned in a previous section, add some sawdust or cat litter to help absorb the liquids.

Can you put bleach in a Porta Potty?

But in general I don’t recommend do-it-yourself toilet chemical experiments since there are health and safety risks. Furthermore, using bleach or PineSol or similar household cleaners in a portable toilet is likely to leave you with no place to dump the toilet when it needs to be emptied and cleaned.

What is the blue chemical in porta potties?

Biocides: Biocides are the primary active ingredient in porta potties’ blue liquid. These are substances meant to prevent the growth of gram-positive bacteria that release some unpleasant odors. These bacteria are responsible for many foul odors beyond those associated with human waste.

What liquid is used in porta potties?

What is the Blue Liquid Exactly? It’s a deodorizer meant to help mask the smells that may be produced by a portable restroom. Every portable restroom provider is a little different, but at On Site Companies, we use a non-formaldehyde liquid deodorizer product, which we get from Satellite Industries.

Can you use bleach in a portable toilet?

We recommend that portable toilets hired for use on construction sites and at festivals, etc., should not use bleach as an additional chemical to help with bacteria and odour control. Portable toilets should also not be serviced by yourself or your team and only by professional waste removal companies.

How do you make a portable toilet deodorizer?

10 drops of lemon essential oil. 10 drops of grapefruit essential oil. 5 drops of thyme, sage, or tea tree essential oil. 10 drops of Bergamot essential oil.

Can I put Clorox in my toilet tank?

“The biggest don’t when it comes to toilet tanks is bleach—do not use bleach or products containing bleach inside the tank, as it can corrode the internal parts of your toilet. If you are aiming to remove tough stains from the tank, I also recommend white vinegar diluted with water.”