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excerpt from The Lost Science of Organic Cultivation page 103. Brahma Publications, 1997.

Further Investigations

…This system is adaptable to dry and monsoon conditions when the composting base is set upon a raft inside a bamboo tower. Each own of these towers reaching to say each of the three floors of a building. If floods occur then the raft floats up inside the tower preventing pollution and loss of a valuable product. The composting process continues even in the worst weather conditions, as a roof is naturally fitted over the latrine.



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