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Old 08-04-2017, 19:44   #1
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Natures head

So, far pretty awesome....
Is there and knowledge on empting it and making that easier? Right now I use a large garbage back and flip it over but sometimes things stick..
Any different ways you guys have used?
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Old 08-04-2017, 20:20   #2
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I have a dedicated garden trowel for the job. Nothing much else you can do except get in there with a tool or hands. Iíve never found the stuff that clings to the corners to be offensive in any way. This always seems well composted to me.
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Old 08-04-2017, 20:54   #3
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I have a dedicated garden trowel for the job. Nothing much else you can do except get in there with a tool or hands. Iíve never found the stuff that clings to the corners to be offensive in any way. This always seems well composted to me.

You're right, it hasnt been bad but yes the sticky corner are hard to knock out..
I'm just curious on what others do..
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toss the entire contrivance overboard?
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Old 08-04-2017, 23:17   #5
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Don't worry about it just bang the bucket a couple times. Then put fresh peat in it and off to the races again won't hurt anything.
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Old 09-04-2017, 06:44   #6
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Similar to Newhaul, we just bang our hand on the bottom a few times, turn it right side up again, and put new coir in. We've never worried about getting every little bit out and it hasn't mattered.
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Re: Natures head

They had this exact same discussion over on The Cat Forum. There is a new type of litter that prevents sticking.
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Re: Natures head

I don't have one so take this with a grain of salt. It would seem what other users are saying about not "getting it all" is no big deal and I would go with that.

However, if the buildup grows a little each time maybe concern yourself with the "deep cleaning" every 3rd or 4th cycle? If so I would think Mike's idea of a dedicated trowel makes perfect sense.
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Since I'm going to take a crap in it I don't think it's all that important to get it sparkling clean.
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They had this exact same discussion over on The Cat Forum. There is a new type of litter that prevents sticking.
You must not have a composter.
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We pretty much clean out the same way you do. We use a mixture of coir and peat and have found that there's a lot less left in the bottom when we empty.
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Since I'm going to take a crap in it I don't think it's all that important to get it sparkling clean.

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They had this exact same discussion over on The Cat Forum. There is a new type of litter that prevents sticking.
Hahaha!! But, my cat is pretty big though...
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Re: Natures head

From the natures head user manual;It is unnecessary to clean the interior of the solid waste container as composting will continue from the residual matter clinging to the sides.

Cleaning the base unit, especially with any chemicals, may inhibit its ability to generate the good bacteria that is breaking down the solid wastes. Simply empty, put in more sphagnum peat moss, and re-assemble your toilet.
http://natureshead.net/user_guide/
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You certainly donít need to get the bin pristine clean. In fact, you shouldnít. But I do like to remove any bigger buildups which sometimes occur in the corners. I also find that paper sometimes gets wrapped tightly around the agitator bars. I sometimes scrape them clean with the trowel.
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