Is this product legal?
Yes, “Air Head” Composting Toilet is classified as a MSD type III.
What happens to the odors in the solid tank?
Once solid matter enters the main tank, the foul-smelling anaerobic bacteria dies in a few days in the presence of air, making way for non-odorous aerobic bacteria. This process works best when urine is not present, (as inside the “Air Head”), due to a carbon/nitrogen ratio that maximizes aerobic bacterial action.
Is this suitable for liveaboards?
Yes, two people will be able to use the solid tank for a month prior to emptying.
Is this suitable for weekenders?
Yes, two people can use the solid tank every weekend of the summer prior to emptying!
Where do you empty the solids?
It depends on usage.
At Sea: When offshore and/or outside of the legal limits of United States, the solids may be taken to the edge of the boat and dumped overboard. Dumping naturally produced matter in US inland lakes and coastal areas is illegal and environmentally unsound due to the potential for high concentrations of waste in these areas. High concentrations of waste results in elevated algae growth, and death of oxygen breathing aquatic species. Hygiene is an issue, as well. This is not the case when out to sea. The “Air Head” Composting Toilet allows cruisers the opportunity to fill up on anchor and dump on passages, thereby eliminating the need to dirty the beautiful, clear tropical waters they worked so hard to sail to. The solid tank should hold about a month of every day uses for a couple.
On Land: Following the instructions provided with the unit on this topic, the solid tank contents may buried in ornamentals or sprinkled on top depending on conditions. A once a season emptying scenario is possible where a family of two consistently uses the “Air Head” Composting Toilet for five months twice each weekend totaling 80 uses or less. This amount of usage allows tank contents sufficient time to dry or break down. After a season’s worth of boating, the contents of the solid tank will be dry as a desert or slightly moist. In relative terms, of course, the state of these contents will be surprisingly pleasant, having only a slight musty smell. This is assuming the tank is emptied the following spring or a few weeks after the last use. So the best scenario is to empty the following spring during commissioning.
Can the fan be turned off for periods when — for instance — the boat will be on a mooring?
We do not recommend the unit remain installed with the fan disconnected. Moisture and a musty smell will be noticed inside the cabin when the fan is not running for any long period of time. We recommend the use of a small five- to ten-watt solar panel to offset the drain on the batteries.
Do you donate your product?
We welcome all non-profit organizations to approach us with your needs. Particularly, we encourage groups who are building school or housing for those who may find themselves in distress to contact us. Please provide your non-profit Federal Tax ID number and a summary of the work you are doing, including how our product would be of assistance.
Do you offer sponsorships?
We will not consider unsolicited sponsorship from private parties or private organizations and cannot respond to these types of requests.
How do I get a discount?
We do our best to be fair and honest about our pricing, which means that the price on the website is generally the only price available. However, we believe that trade shows and festivals encourage community and camaraderie among people with a common interest, and we enjoy showing our support at these gatherings. When we have an exhibition at such a show, we will often provide a modest discount to those who attend. This discount is intended to help defray the costs of travel and admission and is not a general discount for everyone during this time. In order to obtain a show discount, please provide valid payment information indicating admission into the show. Occasionally, we feature the “Air Head” in online marketplaces such as “Ebay.” These offers may include a modified configuration at possibly a reduced price. No other discounts should be expected.
Terms and Conditions
Use of products sold by AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET is at the consumer’s own risk. Proper installation and proper use of all products must be followed for optimal safety and performance. AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET does not accept responsibility for improper use, alterations, lack of maintenance/inspection and installation of any products purchased from us.
The AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET web site (the “Site”) is an online information service provided by AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET, subject to the terms and conditions set forth below. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR — USE THE SITE. AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET MAY MODIFY THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME, AND SUCH MODIFICATIONS SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT ON THE SITE. YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THE AGREEMENT PERIODICALLY TO BE AWARE OF SUCH MODIFICATIONS AND YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR — USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT.
1. Use of the Site.
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR — USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET. AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET PROVIDES THE SITE AND RELATED INFORMATION “AS IS” AND DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, ANY MERCHANDISE INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY PRICING ERRORS, OR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND — USEFULNESS OF ALL OPINIONS, ADVICE, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE — USE OF OR INABILITY TO — USE THE SERVICE, OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE, OR ANY DELAY OF SUCH INFORMATION OR SERVICE. EVEN IF AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SERVICE AND/OR MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICE. BECA– USE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one or which may link to this Site. When you access a non- AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET Web site, please understand that it is independent from AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET, and that AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET has no control over the content on that Web site. In addition, a link to a AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET Web site does not mean that AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such Web site.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement, including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Service.
3. Third Party Rights.
The provisions of paragraphs 2 (Use of the Service), and 3 (Indemnification) are for the benefit of AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the Service. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
4. Term; Termination.
This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions of paragraphs 1 (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), 2 (Use of the Service), 3 (Indemnification), 4 (Third Party Rights) and 6 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California applicable to agreements made and to be performed in California. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties’ obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Service must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET is not responsible or obligated to honor any price or quantity misprint on the Site. Errors can and do occur despite best efforts to avoid them. Prices, quantities and terms listed on the Site are advertisements only. They are not offers to contract. Any purported purchases made by you on the Site remain subject to review and acceptance by AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET.
7. Reservation of Rights.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
8. Return / Refund Policy.
All internet and mail order sales are transacted by AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET.
No returns after use. 30 days for returns / 6% restocking fee. 15 days for inspection. Five year warranty for defects. No returns will be accepted without a prior authorization.
These terms & conditions and policies apply to all phone, online and walk-in orders
9. Shipping / Fulfillment Policy
Our units are semi custom and therefore built to order. Lead times may vary and are provided during the checkout process. Delivery times typical of ground shipments and are provided during checkout. Deliveries for orders placed through or by our site are subject to the terms and conditions of the third party delivery providers fulfilling your order. You are responsible for ensuring that you have provided the correct contact information and delivery address. We are not responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you provide for orders made through or by our Site. We will endeavor to provide you with expected delivery times, but cannot guarantee that your order will arrive within the expected range of the delivery time. There may be delays in fulfilling or delivering your order that are outside of our immediate control, including but not limited to traffic, weather, or special event delays.
AIRHEAD COMPOSTING TOILET only collects personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, email addresses, and the like, when voluntarily submitted by a visitor during an order. We advise minors to get parental permission before filling out any online forms.
This information is necessary to run your credit cards and, to provide the processors and shipping companies with the information both ourselves and they need in order to do business.
On occasion, we will send notices to visitors, usually in the form of an email. These notices, sent periodically, will announce website upgrades, updates, new product information, sales, special offers, and other similar updates. By placing an online order you are subscribing to our mailing list and to be removed you will need to unsubscribe. It is our policy to NOT share or sell your personal information to anyone. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without notice. We are dedicated to delivering a safe online shopping experience. For your protection, this website is secured with the highest level of SSL Certificate encryption.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.