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Old 07-16-2012, 06:13 PM   #15
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Kind of like groovey & lgarcia above - Nothing goes into the commode or holding tank unless it has gone through the body first. Been doing that since I lived outside the USA where water was real precious.
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:20 PM   #16
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I would avoid the "RV" types. Scotts (single ply) or Angle Soft are good

There have been some tests.. (How long it took the tissue to break down in plain water) and frankly.. Even the slowest disloving ones were broken down in the time it takes to finsish up in the little room, Pull up the trousers and get out there and open the dump valve (less you really hurry, and If I'm in that big a hurry I"m going INTO said room, not out of it).
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:21 PM   #17
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Regular TP, but we put it in the trash to eliminate all chances of problems later. We use plastic grocery bags to line the basket and put a fresh one in every day - great use for all those Walmart bags.
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We have a challenged septic system at home and are used to doing that as well.

While camping, we try to use the campground bathrooms for going #2 if there is fair warning .
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Kind of like groovey & lgarcia above - Nothing goes into the commode or holding tank unless it has gone through the body first. Been doing that since I lived outside the USA where water was real precious.
Let me see if I understand this correctly. You peeps put brown toilet paper in the garbage can where it can stink up your RV. RV holding tanks were designed to accommodate used toilet paper quite well.
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We use regular paper from home. Always use plenty of water and when I flush the tank with the built in flush port, I add about a half cup of Odo-ban. It's supposed to kill odors, mold and other stuff. Also have the clear section of tube at the pull valve. Rarely do I see more than a clump or two of paper and is because someone used more than should be allowed by law.
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We use the local News Paper, it's about all the news media is useful for today !
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:07 AM   #20
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Hey, Dunner, TP in the trash works fine. Never had a smell issue. Just tie up the bag and put a fresh one out daily or more often if need be. Double bag it if you're really concerned. We still have more grocery bags than we can use.

TP in the trash is standard practice in many countries outside the US, at restaurants and hotels and in homes too... putting drinking water down the toilet is considered wasteful and costly.
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Using more fuel to get from one place to another than absolutely necessary in a RV that used a lot of natural and unnatural resources to build instead of a tent on a moped is bad for the environment too.
Sorry couldn't pass on this one. Dirty paper goes down the drain with the poop.
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^^^^^^^^
What he said.
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^^^^what he said, x10^^^^

There is just no reason to assume that ordinary use of toilet paper will cause any future issues in your black tank. Seems to me, if you don't use enough water to adequately dissolve your TP, you may not be using enough to suspend the OTHER solids in your tank.

RV toilets, after all, only use CUPS of water, whereas a stix-n-brix biffy use gallons- amazingly thrifty on water use.

Yes, RVers are the KINGS of "green" pooping, if you care about those things.
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if i told my wife that she had to put the toilet paper in the garbage she would tell me to sell the rv right a way.
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Hey, Dunner, TP in the trash works fine. Never had a smell issue. Just tie up the bag and put a fresh one out daily or more often if need be. Double bag it if you're really concerned. We still have more grocery bags than we can use.

TP in the trash is standard practice in many countries outside the US, at restaurants and hotels and in homes too... putting drinking water down the toilet is considered wasteful and costly.

I'm just curious, why are you concerned about TP in the black tank, i think that putting TP in a bag after you wipe is unsanitary in my books, YUK
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I just crap in the trash (actually just sit on the trash can) and put the paper in the toilet, my black tank is always clean. I saw a show on tv where a girl couldn't stop eating toilet paper, but that paper was going through her body, so o.k. to flush into black tank.
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