Review of composting toilets

All our composting toilets are designed for full-time domestic use and are certified as meeting Australian Standards. We have the largest range of waterless and microflush toilets available in Australia. Our systems are sold locally by Ecoflo Wastewater Management who provide excellent customer support throughout the lifetime of the product. Sun-Mar composting toilets offer outstanding value and are a cost effective and environmentally sensitive alternative to septic tanks and aerated water treatment systems. Read through our review of composting toilets in Australia to help you make your choice.

The following table compares the cost of an Ecoflo waterless composting toilet and separate Greywater system against systems involving the flushing of 35,000 litres per year of water down the toilet. The table is offered only as a guide. Installation costs differ widely depending on local site conditions.$500 per year.

[htable type=”table-striped”][thead][trow][thcol]  [/thcol][thcol]Equipment and Installation[/thcol][thcol]Onging Cost[/thcol][/trow][/thead][tbody][trow][tcol]Waterless composting toilet with primary Greywater treatment[/tcol][tcol]$6,000 – $7,000[/tcol][tcol]Minimal[/tcol][/trow][trow][tcol]Septic Tank[/tcol][tcol]$7,000 – $12,000[/tcol][tcol]Low[/tcol][/trow][trow][tcol]Septic Tank with large sand filter or reed bed[/tcol][tcol]$12,000 – $15,000[/tcol][tcol]Low[/tcol][/trow][trow][tcol]Aerated water treatment system[/tcol][tcol]$12,000 – $18,000[/tcol][tcol]$500 per year[/tcol][/trow][/tbody][/htable]


All Sun-Mar composting toilets have received Australian Standards Certification and are approved in most states. See Product comparison/summary table for current state approval status.