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Septic Care Tips -

Simply put, avoid too much water use in a short period of time.   If your septic system is “older” and thus smaller, water use and conservation becomes even more important.  Spread water use out over the day, particularly laundry and bathtub use, install low flush toilets, low flow shower heads. If you have teenagers install a really small hot water tank! 

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Septic Care Tips -

Do Not flush feminine hygiene products or wipes of any sort - no matter what the package says. Wet wipes, baby or adult, paper towel, diapers or other products should never go down the drain, even if the package indicates flushable.  They are likely to cause blockages at the tank inlet or outlet and potentially cause septic tank overflow - yuck that’s a bad day!  So.... Toilet paper only please!  

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Composting Toilets -

We all have questions... the Q & A below are the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) we get about MullToa Composting Toilets.  What is a closed system? Is it the same as a self-contained composting toilet?They are not the same. A closed system has no water in and no drain or “overflow” out. A self-contained system (somewhat misleading if you ask us) refers to units that are located above the floor. Many of these units have an “overflow” drain tube to be attached.Is there a manual drum to turn? Or levers to wiggle or sift? No. The Mulltoa 65, MullToa...

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Yahoo!  Happy Canada Day! The long weekend is coming! If you have a crowd coming over, that is definitely the time to add beneficial bacteria to your septic. Extra people are an extra load on the system. EcoEthic Septic Treatment contains all the necessary strains of digestive microbes to break down all the components of waste including, paper fibre, soap scum & grease.  Proper septic function in the tank results in a longer life of your overall system.  If you have a particularly large crowd, consider the rental of a portable toilet to take the burden off your septic system.  SaveSave...

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Tune into PLANET HALIBURTON on Canoe FM 100.9, Monday May 29 @ 7 pm Join co-hosts Terry Moore research director for CHA, and Greg Roe long time Hali res and teacher, for a conversation with Rob Davis of EcoEthic Inc as they discuss septic systems, septage, septic inspections and waterless toilets.  If you miss it, you can hear it again on the following Saturday morning, June 3rd @ 7am to 8am. For show details:  https://canoefm.com/shows/recorded-programs/planet-haliburton/ Message us with any questions at:  ecoinfo@ecoethic.ca

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