Features September 2018 Issue

Controlling Porta Potty Odor

Top holding tank odor suppressors prove ineffective against portable toilet smells.

Another consideration is that many day sailors avoid using the boat’s head at all, often going for many months at a time without needing it. When it is used, once in a blue moon, is it worth the hassle of hauling it home to clean it out, knowing that most likely it will not be used for another 3 months? When Katrina hit New Orleans, the Red Cross handed out WAG (waste alleviation and gel) bags by the thousands to provide an emergency option. We’ve been living with these too, evaluating them as an option for small boats.

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