Asked in Plumbing
When you flush the toilet on a train where does the waste go?
The simple answer is that it depends on where you live. In different cases, it could be a septic tank, a waste treatment facility, or your nearest body of water. ...
Asked in Antarctica
Where do people in Antarctica go to the toilet?
Human waste from scientific research stations is usually frozen into the ice in a human waste dump, unless the station is on the water, in which case it is often pumped into the ocean. From American field camps, however, human waste is collected in bags -- it freezes quite quickly -- and the bags are returned, together with all field camp waste to the supporting research station. Waste that cannot be treated or disposed of on the continent, including human waste, is brought...